The presidential threshold is one of the crucial issues covered in the draft of the new Election Bill, which is currently being debated by political parties in the House of Representatives (DPR). The Government want to maintain the presidential threshold as stipulated in the current Presidential Election Law 42/2008. But some political parties in the DPR, political observers, and civil society groups want the presidential threshold eliminated so that every political party can nominate and endorse their own pair of presidential and vice presidential candidates in 2019.To subscribe please click here