2017 Political Outlook: Key Appointments

Apart from the upcoming regeneration of leadership in Indonesian military (TNI), the National Police (POLRI), and the new composition of leadership in the House of Representatives (DPR) and the People’s Consultative Assembly (MPR), we also need to pay attention to the change of leadership and key appointments in other strategic institutions. Next year, we will see a new leadership formed for the General Election Commission (KPU), the Election Supervisory Body (Bawaslu), and the Supreme Audit Agency (BPK). These appointments will tell us the extent to which Jokowi is continuing his consolidation of power in light of the 2019 elections.

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