Observing the 2014 Presidential Election

July 10, 2014

the 2014 Presidential Election

Indonesia held a presidential election on Wednesday, July 9, 2014. Election Day was a national holiday, with voting taking place from 7:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Vote counting took place after 1:00 p.m. at the polling station. All citizens of…


Presidential Election Monitoring Findings

July 9, 2014

AGENDA/JPPR organized a press conference on 9 July in the afternoon at the Media Center of the National KPU to share its monitoring findings and provided a statement on the level of accessibility of the election. Results for the conference included the collected information as of 12.30 pm from the field. By 12.30…

Monitoring Accessible Presidential Election in Aceh, South Kalimantan, Central Java, South Sulawesi and Jakarta

July 9, 2014

On 9 July, AGENDA/JPPR mobilized 300 trained observers to monitor the Presidential Election in five provinces (Aceh, Jakarta, Central Java, South Kalimantan and South Sulawesi). Half of the election monitors, organized by AGENDA’s partner JPPR, were persons with disabilities and 36% of the observers were female. Three different checklists/surveys with 72 questions in…


Observer Trainings

July 7, 2014

All observers were required to participate in a training to prepare for their Election Day duties. Observer trainings were conducted during a two-week period prior to the election and held in one central location within each province.

The provinces were: Jakarta Special Administrative Area, Central Java, Aceh, South Kalimantan and South Sulawesi. The two-day workshop…


Memorandum of Understanding Focuses on Inclusion Efforts in Indonesia

July 4, 2013

On March 11, 2013, Election Access for Persons with Disabilities (PPUA Penca) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the General Election Commission (Komisi Pemilihan Umum/KPU) of Indonesia on increasing the participation of persons with disabilities in the electoral process.

The MoU was signed by Commission Chairman Husni Kamil Manik…