Indokistani presidential election, 2011

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Indokistani presidential election, 2011

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13 September 2011
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Turnout 83%
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Candidate Dicky L. K. Badra Shidqi Nabil Ihsan
Party Independent Independent Independent
Home state Jumstraad Flastraad Jumstraad
Popular vote 9 7 3
Percentage 47.36% 36.82% 15.78%

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Official logo

President before election

Farhan Abdurrahman

Elected President

Dicky L. K.

Indokistani presidential election of 2011 (Indonesian: Pemilihan Presiden Indokistan tahun 2011) was an election took place in 13 September 2011 in order to elect new president succeeding Farhan Abdurrahman that was barred from seeking second term as Indokistani President. The election was resulting on vice president Dicky L. K. victory with a simple majority of 47.34% of votes, and he was inaugurated on 16 September.

The election was seen as the most successful and competitive inside Indokistani history because of several reasons. 2011 election was the only election that uses physical voting booth (opened in Jumstraad), while in the next election, an online poll instead was used, remembering Indokistani citizens that began to live in far distance against each other. This election also became the one with most voters, with 19 out of 23 registered voters cast their votes.

Participants

Voters

Indokistani National Electoral Board (NEB) declares 23 eligible voters for upcoming presidential election based on results of the latest national census, with all of them automatically granted rights to vote without any necessity to registering themselves again. The Electoral Board later decided to open a voting booth for the election, yet later decided to open it only in the capital city Jumstraad for practical reasons - Jumstraad was the most populous city in Indokistan and its close proximity and easy access for Flastraad and Trastraad citizens who wishes to vote.

After the election was concluded, the Electoral Board announced the voting turnout reaches the number of 83%, which means that from 23 registered voters, only 19 voters actually voting in the election. It was later revealed that those who does not vote was either outside Indokistani territory during the polling day, or deliberately abstaining.

Federal State of Indokistan

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Politics and government of
Indokistan


Candidates

Registration for presidential candidates was opened by the National Electoral Board in August 2011. The commision does not set any official requirements for citizens running for office (as presidential requirements only set by the constitution that was only established in November 2011). As the registration period closes in 23 August, it was announced that four Indokistani citizens registering themselves as candidates, with one candidate, Vito P, later withdrawing his candidacy. In early September 2011, the Electoral Board officially published official candidates for the upcoming presidential elections: Vice President Dicky L. K., Prime Minister Nabil Ihsan, and Minister of Defence Badra Shidqi. Despite all of the candidates hold political party membership, all candidates instead decided to run as independents.

Campaign

National Electoral Board declared the start of campaign period in early September 2011, and was started by publication of presidential manifestos by candidates. The campaign was peaceful and without any incident, before it was ended on 12 September for quiet period for one day while the Electoral Board preparing logistics and voting booth for the voting process on the next day.

Presidential manifesto

During the campaign period, each presidential candidates published their own manifesto, dubbed as "Presidential Note" (Indonesian: Nota Kepresidenan) that lists governing plan and proposed policies to be implemented after being elected president. The electoral board do recommend the publication of manifesto, in order to provide opportunities for Indokistani public for scrutinising elected president with their promised manifesto.

From three presidential candidates, only Dicky L. K. and Nabil Ihsan published their manifesto, while Badra Shidqi does not publish his manifesto. There were no penalty or disqualification for candidates whose failed to publish their manifesto, thus Badra still able to retain his presidential candidacy.

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#1 - Dicky L. K.
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#2 - Nabil Ihsan
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#3 - Badra Shidqi
  • Industrial development
  • Implementation of environmental policies
  • National tax reduction
  • Expansion of national territory
  • Diplomatic relations with Nameless and Ntolia
  • Continuation of single-party policy
  • Support for small enterprises
  • Adoption of liberalism as state ideology
  • Development of national roads
  • Free education for citizens
  • Adoption of mixed economy system
  • Construction of new parliament building
  • Support for technology development
  • Reinforcement of the military
  • Expansion of national territory
  • Increase number of Indokistani citizens
  • Confrontational policy against Ntolia and Nameless
  • Adoption of socialist economy system
  • Continuation of parliamentary system
  • Strengthening Indokistani position in micronational community
  • Establishment of diplomatic relations
  • Establishment of "cultural revolution"
  • Adoption of KistanRupiah as official currency
  • To support establishment of Indonesian micronational association
  • To hold intermicronational meeting with Los Bay Petros and Fiharaya
  • Continuation of single-party policy
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Counting and results

The counting process was started in afternoon of 13 September, few hours after the closing of the voting booth. It was took place in Bolshoiskii Building in Jumstraad and was led by President Farhan Abdurrahman, with all presidential candidates present and Indokistani public invited to observe the counting process. The counting was done transparently, with Farhan opened and showed each ballot to the attendees, while also read the candidates marked on the ballot. The entire counting process was televised by the Television of Indokistan, and was publised on its History Show program in 2014.

The official results was published shortly after the counting process concluded. A simple majority was sufficient for a candidate to won the election.

No. Candidate Votes (Number) Votes (Percentage)
1 Dicky L. K. 9 47.34%
2 Nabil Ihsan 3 15.78%
3 Badra Shidqi 7 36.82%
total 19 out of 23 83%

Inauguration

The inauguration were held in Farhangrad Building, Jumstraad in 16 September 2011 in 2:10 PM Indokistani time. The inauguration were witnessed by one people, and finished in a short duration, with less that 20 minutes.

On the event, the ceremony was started by hearing the national anthem before Dicky L. K. and Nabil Ihsan were sworn as president and prime minister by Farhan Abdurrahman, and in the end of the ceremony, Farhan delivered his last speech as president.