The government, the General Election Commission (KPU), and political parties have agreed and committed to holding the country’s first ever simultaneous direct regional elections as scheduled on Dec. 9, 2015. Said parties expressed their commitment in a meeting hosted by Vice President Jusuf Kalla at his official residence on Monday (July 13). In the meantime, law enforcement institutions are growing more aggressive in investigating corruption and bribery cases implicating regional leaders. Does this mean there will be changes in political compositions in the regions before the simultaneous regional elections takes place?To subscribe please click here