TEMPO.CO, Jakarta - General Elections Committee (KPU) Chairman Arief Budiman announced that the 2019 general elections Indonesia held yesterday garnered high participation level accumulating to 77.5 percent.
This is added by the claimed 65 percent participation level of Indonesians abroad.
“The voters abroad only comes from 67 overseas elections committee (PPLN) from a total of 130 PPLN tasked to run and manage the Indonesia elections overseas,” said Arief.
He further announced that KPU received over 14 thousand scans of the domestic elections’ C1 form (voting tallies) and 49 percent of C1 forms from abroad, “Only 1.7 percent have entered our system. The number will continue to increase,” he said.
Arief Budiman revealed the voting process and its calculations in several regions were hampered by natural disasters such as flooding and storms.