Indonesia’s ability to hold free and fair polls illustrates many of the oft-hidden processes that, beyond the simple act of casting ballots, underpin democratic societies.
- Ben Bland
- The Atlantic
The shabby headquarters of Indonesia’s general-election commission in central Jakarta is an unlikely bastion of democracy.
But it is from here that the KPU, as it is known, will soon execute the …
The logistical challenges are breathtaking.
Six million election workers have been recruited and trained to oversee more than 810,000 polling stationsspread across hundreds of islands.
The polling staff…