Sari, Dewi Mustika and Warganegara, Arizka and Maryanah, Tabah and Hertanto, Hertanto (2022) The Phenomenon of Empty Boxes in the 2020 Regional Head Elections in OKU District. Jurnal Pendidikan dan Konseling, Universitas Pahlawan Tuanku Tambusai, 4 (3). pp. 1472-1479. ISSN E-ISSN: 2685-936X dan P-ISSN: 2685-9351

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Indonesia is a country that uses a democratic system in running its government. One form of democratization is general election activities (Pemilu). In the end, it seems that people's power still has a big role in the upcoming April legislative elections. This can be seen from the regional head elections that took place in Indonesia. People prefer empty boxes to a single candidate who is supported by a political party. Review of the Law of Empty Box Winning Research in. This regional head general election uses the normative method. The material is taken from secondary data, the material is collected through literature review and analyzed qualitatively with deductive conclusions. In the 2020 simultaneous regional elections, 25 candidates will fight the empty boxes for the election of mayors and regents. This number has increased when compared to the simultaneous regional elections in 2018 which contained 16 regions with single candidates and in 2017 only 9 single candidates. It is suspected that two factors cause the emergence of the empty box phenomenon, namely laws and political dynamics. Keywords : Empty Box, General Election, Regional Leaders

Item Type: Article
Subjects: J Political Science > JS Local government Municipal government
Divisions: Fakultas Ilmu Sosial dan Ilmu Politik (FISIP) > Prodi Magister Ilmu Pemerintahan
Depositing User: HERTANTO
Date Deposited: 07 Jul 2022 06:48
Last Modified: 07 Jul 2022 06:48

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