The campaign period for the 2019 General Election began with the declaration of the Peace Campaign at the National Monument -Monas, Jakarta, Sunday (23/9). Chairman of the General Election Commission -KPU, Arief Budiman, led the reading of the 2019 Election Peace Campaign Declaration which was followed by the pairs of president and vice-presidential candidate, Joko Widodo-Ma'ruf Amin and Prabowo Subianto-Sandiaga Uno, political party leaders participating in the 2019 Election, Chair of the Election Supervisory Board, and representatives of candidates for the Jakarta Capital City Regional Leadership Council.
“Declaration of the 2019 Election Peace Campaign:
We, participants in the 2019 elections promised, to realize direct, public, free, confidential, honest and fair elections. Second, carrying out election campaigns that are safe, orderly, peaceful, with integrity, without hoaxes, politicization of SARA (ethnicity, religion, race, and intergroup), and money politics. Third, carry out campaigns based on the prevailing laws and regulations. Jakarta, September 23, 2018.”
After the reading of the declaration, the 2019 election participants flew pigeons as a symbol of peace. (Yorike/trans by PUTRI/ART)