In July 2018, the Constitutional Court decided to prohibit political party from becoming members of the Regional Representative Council (DPD). In response, the General Election Commission (KPU) issued a KPU Regulation (PKPU) No. 26/2018 (which also revised PKPU No. 14/2018) and canceled the nomination of several individuals, including Oesman Sapta Odang (OSO), the current leader of the DPD who is also the Chairman of Hanura. OSO objected to the KPU decision and took the PKPU 26 to challenge in the Supreme Court. In the last week of October 2018, the Supreme Court surprisingly granted OSO’s lawsuit—the Supreme Court has just published the verdict on November 8, 2018.

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