Posted in: 2024 Indonesian Elections

Jokowi’s power consolidation: navigating post-election politics

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Concerns were raised in the lead-up to the 2024 presidential election itself. Some even suggested Indonesia's 2024 election might be the election to end all elections. Now that the dust has settled on the elections, does this analysis still stand?

These three parties could shape the future of political opposition in Indonesia

The new president will be inaugurated on 20 October and by that point he will need to announce his new cabinet. If he follows past practice, it will include a mix of technocrats and party representatives from the successful coalition. However, many of the parties not part of Prabowo's originally campaign are also expected to join the coalition to access the perks and resources of being in power.

Prabowo victory secures Jokowi’s legacy

Jokowi's legacy is a paradox. While he enjoyed the fruits of democracy brought about by the Reformasi era, his actions have undermined the foundations of the very democracy that brought him to power from relative obscurity.

Talking Indonesia: election special

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Prabowo has exceeded expectations to claim victory in 2024 Indonesian presidential election. What do our Talking Indonesia's co-hosts think about the result? In this episode of Talking Indonesia, the co-hosts Jemma Purdey, Lis Kramer, Jacqui Baker and Tito Ambyo get together to chat about the election result, their analysis plus their hopes and fears for the future of Indonesian democracy.

Prabowo Subianto is poised to succeed in lifelong quest to become Indonesia’s president. This is why it’s so worrying

As the former general Prabowo Subianto settles into office, a further gradual dismantling of democratic checks and balances, institutions and individual freedoms is very likely.

Social media and the 2024 election: right down to the buzzer

Social media has proven itself again and again to be a powerful influencer of public opinion. When the next big social media storm is constantly lurking around the corner, every election can go down to the buzzer.

Cute grandpa or authoritarian in waiting: who is Prabowo Subianto, the favourite to win Indonesia’s presidential election?

Prabowo Subianto has repeatedly said Indonesia’s democratic system is not working and the country should return to its original 1945 constitution, which could unravel many democratic reforms.

Political repentance: can moderates ever forgive Anies?

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The vice presidential debate on 21 January garnered considerable public attention when Muhaimin Iskandar, the running mate of Anies Baswedan, borrowed the term 'ecological repentance' from Pope Francis. What does this tell us about the dynamics of religious politics in Indonesia?

Struggling to put on the integrity jacket: anti-corruption commitments beyond 2024

On 17 January, a little less than a month before 204 million registered Indonesian voters will cast their votes for a new president and national parliament, over 3,000 YouTubers tuned in to watch 'The Integrity Pact’. So, what was the Integrity Pact and what can it tell us about the future of anti-corruption efforts in Indonesia?

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