Source:Situs Resmi Kementerian Koordinator Bidang Kesejahteraan Rakyat (Jakarta)
Posted: Monday, July 27, 2015 Updated: Monday, June 25, 2018
The Government of Indonesia's Home Affairs Minister, Tjahjo Kumolo, announced that, Wednesday, December 9, 2015, the date of the upcoming simultaneous regional head elections, would once again be declared as a one-off non-working public holiday in Indonesia "to enable people employed outside their regions to cast their votes".
To reduce the number of such electoral public holidays, earlier this year (2014-01-23), Indonesia's Constitutional Court ruled that Indonesia would hold its presidential election and legislative election concurrently, starting in 2019.
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