Regional Head Direct Electiontostrengthening Democracy Andtourism Economicpower
European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine,
2020, Volume 7, Issue 11, Pages 1803-1813
AbstractDirect Regional head electionhas indeed provided wide opportunities for Indonesian citizenswho have the right to vote directly for their regional head. However, this does not necessarily strengthen democracy. Regional head electionhas become a contest of tourism economicpower. The contestants of Regional head electionare powerful capital owner. Finally, the winner who succeeded in gaining power was the powerful capital owner too. Actually there is no problem if the powerful capital owner hold authority, as long as they are able to provide welfare for the people. The people do not only needRegional head election.The people need prosperity and democracy that provides opportunities for broad political participation to express their interests.
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