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PARLIAMENTARY ELECTIONS IN INDONESIA – LEGAL REGULATIONS AND THE OUTCOME OF THE ELECTIONS
 
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adiunkt w Katedrze Prawa Ustrojowego Porównawczego Uniwersytetu Jagiellońskiego
Publication date: 2020-01-25
 
Studia Politologiczne 2010;18
 
ABSTRACT
National Parliament Elections in sovereign Republic of Indonesia took place in: 1955, 1971, 1977, 1982, 1987, 1992, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2009. Indonesian election regulations particularly include: Unit VII B of Constitution 1949, and the law number 10 from 2008. The elections to House of People’s Representatives (ind. Dewan Perwakilan Rakyat, DPR) are held on the basis of proportional system with the use of open election lists. Repartition of mandates is carried out with the use of Hera Niemeyer’s method. Territory of Indonesia is divided into 77 constituencies, in which 2 to 12 deputies are elected. Elections to House of Regional Representatives (ind. Dewan Perwakilan Daerah, DPD) are held in multi – mandate constituencies which coincide with the area of province. In each of 33 provinces there are 4 representatives elected. Single Non Transferable Vote (SNTV) is used to distribute mandates.
ISSN:1640-8888