Mada Sukmajati

Dr Mada Sukmajati is a lecturer at the Department of Politics and Government, Faculty of Social and Political Sciences, Gadjah Mada University in Yogyakarta. His research interests include political parties, elections and the legislature. He can be reached at: mada_s@ugm.ac.id.

Can Indonesia hold elections for regional heads in December without leading to a spike in Covid-19 infections, or opening the floodgates to vote buying? Dr Mada Sukmajati examines the risks.