Inconsistency of General Election System in Indonesia: Legal Arrangement

Yusdar ., Aminuddin Ilmar, Anshori Ilyas, Muh. Hasrul


The choice of a particular electoral system will be a measure of the extent of consistency in the realization of the sovereignty of people. The greater of electoral system to provide a wide space for the people to decide, then the electoral system will be closer to the nature of popular sovereignty. The research uses normative-legal method or also called as doctrinal-legal research. The research approach used is statute, conceptual, case approach. The method of analysis used is qualitative-normative. The results show that the implementation of electoral system arrangement construction in the holding of general elections in Indonesia can be observed in the concept of Balloting, Districting, Electoral Formula. In the future, seat counting method in the election of members of the parliament should be formulated in the form of modified proportional systems in order to ensure the realization of the principle of equality of the voters vote and the proportionality of the election result and the formulation of norms in the legislation carefully, clearly and firmly, to preventing the possibility of multi-interpretation of legislation.

Keywords: Election System, General Election, Legal Arrangement

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