Potential for the 2024 Election and Consolidation of Indonesian Democracy


  • Joseph Victor Kalembang Faculty of Social Science and Political Science, Universitas Timor, Indonesia




Indonesian Election, Democracy, Political Party, Voter Polarization


The 2024 Indonesian elections hold great potential for the consolidation of the country's democracy. Indonesia has made significant strides towards becoming a democratic country since its transition from authoritarian rule in 1998. However, challenges such as corruption, political polarization, and the role of the military in politics still exist. The upcoming elections provide an opportunity for Indonesian citizens to exercise their democratic right to choose their leaders and hold them accountable. To consolidate democracy, the Indonesian government needs to ensure a fair and transparent electoral process. Furthermore, political leaders need to work towards bridging the gap between different segments of society and addressing the root causes of political polarization. The government must also make efforts to reduce corruption, strengthen the rule of law, and promote transparency in government operations. Overall, the 2024 elections provide an opportunity for Indonesia to further consolidate its democracy and build a more prosperous and inclusive society. It will require the collective efforts of political leaders, civil society, and citizens to make this a reality.


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How to Cite

Kalembang, J. V. (2024). Potential for the 2024 Election and Consolidation of Indonesian Democracy. Journal of Asian Multicultural Research for Social Sciences Study, 5(1), 17-23. https://doi.org/10.47616/jamrsss.v5i1.409