Integrity and professionalism of the general electioncommission in north malukuprovince at presidential election in indonesia 2014

Saiful Deni, Thamrin Husain, Aji Deni and Agusmawanda

This study aims to determine the perceptions and expectations of the people associated with the integrity and professionalism of the organizers of the election in the 2014 presidential election in the 4th District / City of North Maluku province, as well as provide a thorough assessment of the quality of the 2014 presidential election as an input and improvements in looking to the upcoming 2019 Presidential Election. This study uses a survey, taking a sample of 400 respondents in four Regency / City (East Halmahera, South Halmahera regency, Central Halmahera and Ternate). Sampling using purposive sampling method that is based on the number of residents and representatives of community characteristics based on race / ethnicity, highest level of violation. These results indicate that 30 percent of respondents doubt the integrity and professionalism of the Operator Pilpres both KPU and Regency / City and KDP (district level) and PPS (village) relating to the stages of the determination of vote counts, the implementation of the recapitulation of vote counting, procurement logistics and distribution of ballot papers, exercising campaign, socialization, and update the data of voters (DPT). Likewise still lack of integrity and professionalism Bawaslu North Maluku Province, Supervisory District / Town, District and Village / Lurah. 30percent of respondents said surveillance of the stages of the Presidential Election as the duty of the Provincial Election Supervisory Body doubt the integrity and professionalism. Similarly DKPP (Honorary Council Election) still weak in resolving cases of violation of the code of conduct organizers. It was concluded that the weak responsiveness of the organizers of the Provincial KPU, Bawaslu Province and DKPP in the running phases of election of the President and Vice President of integrity and professionalism. Step improvement course conducted political education in reducing the number Abstentions (Voter Turnout), improved management of the electoral system, reform data update, change the public's distrust of the organizers of the way the practice of transparency and accountability of the providers through dialogue, reports and audit election fund.

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