The Social Sciences

Year: 2018
Volume: 13
Issue: 7
Page No. 1223 - 1231

Presidential Enforcement Policy Threshold Tension Mixed Results Social on Presidential Elections of 2014 in Indonesia

Authors : Azis Setyagama

Abstract: Election of the President of Indonesia in 2014 there was social tension in Indonesian society who fear it would jeopardize the safety of the nation and the country where the two supporters of Presidential candidate Prabowo, Hatta Rajasa supporters of Presidential candidate Joko Widodo, Yusuf Kalla physical clashes that result will occur atmosphere of chaos in Indonesia. Social tensions in society caused by an error in the setting of the Presidential election. In Law No. 42 Year 2008 regarding general election of President where Article (9) contains a provision that the nomination of the President can only be carried by political party/coalition of political parties which have 25% of the valid votes or 20% of National elections seats in the House of Representatives of the Republic of Indonesia. Social tensions in society caused by an error in the setting of the Presidential election. In Law No. 42 Year 2008 regarding general election of President where Article (9) contains a provision that the nomination of the President can only be carried by political party/coalition of political parties which have 25% of the valid votes or 20% of national elections seats in the House of Representatives of the Republic of Indonesia. With the provisions of the political parties form a coalition, so that, there are only two candidates for President and Vice President. The result is social tension among both supporters of Presidential candidates this occurs due to the severity of the requirements that must be passed by the Presidential candidates in Indonesia. This study uses a normative approach suggested that the requirement for Presidential candidates as stipulated in Law No. 42 Year 2008 is also a sociological study on the negative impact on the implementation of these rules in the Presidential election of 2014 in Indonesia.

How to cite this article:

Azis Setyagama , 2018. Presidential Enforcement Policy Threshold Tension Mixed Results Social on Presidential Elections of 2014 in Indonesia. The Social Sciences, 13: 1223-1231.

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