Mengapa Kelompok "Tidak Setuju" Diperlakukan tidak Setara dalam Pilkada Calon Tunggal Tahun 2015?

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Single candidate local election 2015 was happened in three areas: Tasikmalaya Municipality, Blitar Municipality, and Timor Tengah Utara Municipality. In practice, not all people agree with Single Candidate Local Election 2015. In every area where it's local election contains of single candidate, there was group of 'disagree' which do not agree with Constitutional Court Decision and then they sounded their rights and legitimacy for choice of 'disagree'. Nevertheless, in fact, they got different responses with the candidate or 'agree' group. This article tries to answer the question: Why did the 'disagree' groups not treated equally in three single candidate local elections in 2015? Theoretical framework used in this research is the consequences of electoral laws and relation between democracy and election. This research uses the qualitative approach. Data was collected by using depth interview method in all three areas combined with secondary data from internet. The research result is that the cause of the 'disagree' group did not treated equally in single candidate local election is the absence of regulation that can accommodate the problems arise related with single candidate election. As response to that, all three groups of 'not agree' in three areas protested the local election bodies. The conclusion of this research is that the phenomenon of not giving space to the 'disagree' groups in single candidate local election caused by the regulation that not place 'disagree' group as the same and equal stakeholders with candidate in local election
Original languageIndonesian
Pages (from-to)1-19
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1 May 2017


  • single candidate; local election; 'disagree' group, discrimination, equality

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