The Indonesian House of Representatives (DPR) had agreed to accept former President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono’s last key pieces of legislation—the Perppu 1/2014 and the Perppu 2/2014—into law. Both Government Regulation in Lieu of Law were meant to modify the previously enacted Regional Elections Law (UU Pilkada) that eliminated the people’s right to directly vote for the governor/regent/mayor of their choosing, and consequently transferred that right to the regional representatives at the level of province/municipality/regency DPRD.To subscribe please click here