Indonesians are likely to vote three times this year. In April for parliamentary elections, in July for the presidential elections, and in September for the presidential run-off. As a result, 2004 is set to be Indonesia’s year of uncertainty even though many would also welcome this festival of democracy. The coming elections will confirm Indonesia’s democratization, making it the third largest democracy after India and the U.S.
PacNet #14 – Likely Outcomes of Indonesia’s 2004 Elections – Quo Vadis?
April 7, 2004