Wait for Official Election Results, President Jokowi Says

By Office of Assistant to Deputy Cabinet Secretary for State Documents & Translation
Date 2 Mei 2019
Category: News
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President Jokowi inaugurates Gendong Dam at Karanganyar Regency, Central Java, Thursday (2/4) (Photo: Agung/PR)

President Jokowi inaugurates Gendong Dam at Karanganyar Regency, Central Java, Thursday (2/4) (Photo: Agung/PR)

President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo on Thursday (2/5) has called on the public to wait for the official results from the General Elections Commission (KPU) as the sole institution with authority to recapitulate votes although the results of quick-counts of simultaneous elections had been released.

“Just waiting for the official announcement of the real count from the KPU,” President Jokowi said when inaugurating Gendong Dam at Karanganyar Regency, Central Java Province.

For the record, the election process is now at vote calculation stage starting from 18 April to 22 May 2019. Afterwards, the KPU plans to announce the official results of the simultaneous elections, consisting of the Presidential Election, Legislative Election which includes members of the House of Representatives (DPR), Provincial and Regency/City Regional House of Representatives (DPRD), as well as the Regional Representatives Council (DPD). (MAY/AGG/ES)

Translated by: Estu Widyamurti
Edited by: Muhardi

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