In July 2018, the Constitutional Court decided to ban political party officials 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 the Supreme Court. In the last week of October 2018, the Supreme Court granted OSO’s lawsuit. OSO then reported the KPU to the Election Supervisory Body (Bawaslu) on the allegation of administrative violation and election crime.

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