When in Rome, do as the Romans do. When in Indonesia, you cannot escape discussions about the presidential elections to be held this 9th of july.
The election process
In order to become one of the contenders for the Presidency of Indonesia, a candidate can only be nominated ba a party (or parties) representing 20% of the seats in Parliament or 25% of the popular vote in the Parlementary elections. This is a steep hill to climb. This page will provide more details (wikipedia bias alert!) Continue reading