Indonesian presidential election, 2009


Indonesian presidential election, 2009

Presidential elections will be held in Indonesia in 2009. [ [http://www.angelfire.com/ma/maxcrc/2009.html 2009 Electoral Calendar -next elections ] ] The incumbent Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono will seek a second term, while his predecessor Megawati Sukarnoputri will also run again. [ [http://www.radioaustralia.net.au/connectasia/stories/s2031733.htm Radio Australia - Connect Asia - INDONESIA: Former president Megawati announces re-election bid ] ] Yusril Ihza Mahendra of the Crescent Star Party, a former key aide of Yudhoyono, announced his intention to run on 2 May 2008. [ [http://english.people.com.cn/90001/90777/90851/6402422.html Susilo's former aide aims for presidency - People's Daily Online ] ]

Candidates

Individuals who have announced their intention to run in the 2009 election are:
*Former Indonesian president Abdurrahman Wahid [cite news |first= |last= |authorlink= |coauthors= |title= Gus Dur Bersedia Dicalonkan di Pemilu 2009 |url=http://www.kompas.com/ver1/Nasional/0712/30/155735.htm |work= |publisher=KOMPAS |date=2007-12-30 |accessdate=2008-01-16 ]
*Former speaker of People's Representative Council Akbar Tandjung [cite news |first= |last= |authorlink= |coauthors= |title=Akbar Tanjung ready to join next year`s presidential election |url=http://www.antara.co.id/en/arc/2008/5/25/akbar-tanjung-ready-to-join-next-years-presidential-election/ |work= |publisher=ANTARA |date=2008-05-25 |accessdate=2008-05-27 ]
*Chairman of the Institute for the Study of Democracy and National Prosperity (Pedoman) Indonesia Fadjroel Rachman [http://mfadjroelrachman.multiply.com/photos/album/225/FADJROEL_BIKIN_JANJI_POLITIK_ FADJROEL BIKIN JANJI POLITIK]
*Former Indonesian president Megawati Soekarnoputri [cite news |first= |last= |authorlink= |coauthors= |title= Former president Megawati announces re-election bid |url=http://www.radioaustralia.net.au/connectasia/stories/s2031733.htm |work= |publisher=ABC |date=2007-09-13 |accessdate=2008-01-16 ]
*Chairwoman of Indonesian Justice and Unity Party Meutia Hatta Swasono [http://www.antara.co.id/arc/2008/7/26/meutia-hatta-siap-mundur-dari-jabatan-menteri/ ANTARA: Meutia Hatta Siap Mundur dari Jabatan Menteri]
*Former Jakarta governor Sutiyoso. [cite news |first= |last= |authorlink= |coauthors= |title= Sutiyoso Berpeluang Besar Jika Cermat Pilih Cawapres |url=http://www.suaramerdeka.com/cybernews/harian/0710/02/nas6.htm |work= |publisher=Suara Merdeka |date=2007-10-02 |accessdate=2008-01-16 ]
*Former Indonesian State Secretary Yusril Ihza Mahendra [cite news |first= |last=Asrul |authorlink= |coauthors= |title=Yusril Mantap Jadi Calon Presiden 2009 |url=http://tv.kompas.com/berita/politik/yusril_mantap_jadi_calon_presiden_2009.html |work= |publisher=Kompas TV |date=2008-03-02 |accessdate=2008-05-27 ]
*Chairwomen of Akar Indonesia Ratna Sarumpaet [http://tv.kompas.com/content/view/3958/2/ Ratna Sarumpaet Deklarasi Capres 2009 Presiden]
*Freedom Institute Executive Director Rizal Mallarangeng [http://www.facebook.com/pages/Rizal-Mallarangeng/19204343509 RM for President]
*Current President of Indonesia Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono. [cite news |first= |last= |authorlink= |coauthors= |title= Indonesian president to seek re-election |url=http://news.theage.com.au/world/indonesian-president-to-seek-reelection-20080929-4q44.html |work= |publisher=The Age |date=2008-09-29 |accessdate=2008-10-02 ]

Other possible candidates:
*Governor of Yogyakarta Hamengkubuwono X. [cite news |first= |last= |authorlink= |coauthors= |title= Indonesian sultan to run for president |url=http://news.smh.com.au/indonesian-sultan-to-run-for-president/20080116-1mcd.html |work= |publisher=Sydney Morning Herald |date=2008-01-16 |accessdate=2008-01-16 ]
*Current Vice President of Indonesia Jusuf Kalla. [cite news |first= |last= |authorlink= |coauthors= |title= SBY Tak Terganggu Keinginan JK jadi Capres |url=http://www.suaramerdeka.com/cybernews/harian/0710/05/nas8.htm |work= |publisher=Suara Merdeka |date=2007-10-03 |accessdate=2008-01-16 ]
*Former Military of Indonesia commander Wiranto.cite web |url=http://www.lsi.co.id/artikel.php?id=739 |title=5 Capres 2009 Divisi Utama |accessdate=2008-01-14 |last= |first= |coauthors= |date=2007-10-04 |work= |publisher=LSI/Detik.com]

References


Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Indonesian Democratic Party — – Struggle Partai Demokrasi Indonesia Perjuangan Chairperson Megawati Sukarnoputri Secretary General Pramono Anung W Founded 1998 Headquarters …   Wikipedia

  • Indonesian Democratic Party – Struggle — Infobox Indonesian Political Party name english = Indonesian Democratic Party – Struggle name native = Partai Demokrasi Indonesia Perjuangan chair = Megawati Sukarnoputri SecGen = Pramono Anung W foundation = 1998 headquarters = Jakarta DPRseats …   Wikipedia

  • October 2009 — was the 10th month of that year. It began on a Thursday and ended after 31 days on a Saturday. International holidays (See Holidays and observances, on sidebar at right, below) Portal:Current events This is an archived version of Wikipedia s… …   Wikipedia

  • November 2009 — was the 11th month of that year. It began on a Sunday and ended on a Monday. International holidays (See Holidays and observances, on sidebar at right, below) Portal:Current events This is an archived version of Wikipedia s Current events Portal… …   Wikipedia

  • December 2009 — was the 12th month of that year. It began on a Tuesday and ended 31 days later on a Thursday. It was the last month of the 2000s decade. International holidays (See Holidays and observances, on sidebar at right, below) Portal:Current events This… …   Wikipedia

  • Barack Obama presidential eligibility litigation — Main article: Barack Obama citizenship conspiracy theories#Legislation and litigation The Barack Obama presidential eligibility litigation is a group of lawsuits filed in various United States Courts by numerous individuals who believe in the… …   Wikipedia

  • Jusuf Kalla — Drs. H. Muhammad Jusuf Kalla 10th Vice President of Indonesia In office 20 October 2004 – 20 October 2009 President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono …   Wikipedia

  • National Mandate Party — Partai Amanat Nasional Chairman Hatta Rajasa …   Wikipedia

  • Bank Indonesia — Bank Indonesia …   Wikipedia

  • July 2004 — NOTOC July 2004 : January February March April May June July August September October November December See also: July 2004 in sportsEventsJuly 1, 2004* The Iraqi Special Tribunal holds the first hearing in the trial of Saddam Hussein.… …   Wikipedia


Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.