Indonesian Elections: Some Highlights

Indonesian Election Day on April 17, 2019. (Antara Photo)

On Wednesday, Indonesia pulled off the country’s first simultaneous presidential and legislative elections: and what was perhaps the world’s most complex and largest single-day elections. There were over 800,000 voting stations, more than 190 million eligible voters and around five million election staff, just to name a few of the aspects that made April 17, 2019, a day worth celebrating for the whole nation.