Measures to introduce e-voting for the 2019 presidential and legislative elections are being considered by some in the government, an official said on Monday (29/08). Soedarmo, director general of politics and general government at the Home Affairs Ministry, said the plan had been discussed between several ministries under the Coordinating Minister for Politics, Legal and Security. Speaking in Jakarta on Monday morning, Soedarmo tipped implementation for the 2019 election, but noted the government is yet to make a decision.
He claimed e-voting eliminates fraud and can return a credible result within minutes.
The Constitutional Court received over 700 electoral fraud lawsuits following the 2014 election, with most cases rejected citing a lack of evidence.
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