Voter turnout

Will Indonesians even bother to vote?

On 17 April 2019, Indonesia will hold its general elections. It will be the first time in the country’s history where the president, vice president, and members of the People's Consultative Assembly will be elected on the same day. Indonesia has over 190 million eligible voters, unfortunately, there are now concerns that many may not turn up to do their duty on polling day.

30 March 2019

'Superman Bangkok' urges Thais to vote

Dressed in a Superman suit with a red cape flowing behind him, a sweaty David Pfizenmaier jogs through Bangkok's standstill traffic and stops to unfurl a sign."If you love Thailand: Vote," it says, below the hashtag #supermanbangkok.Thais go to the polls this weekend for the first time since a coup in 2014.The 40-year-old Thai-German said Thursday he is not campaigning for a specific party, but is instead on a mission to boost turnout, especially among younger voters, "bec

22 March 2019