Electoral Governance

Electoral governance post-reformation has been one of the focuses of PolGov research studies and advocacy since in the beginning. This topic is related to issues of electoral democracy governance (elections) to the political aspects of the work outside the electoral procedure. Electoral Governance examines the pattern of power relations that arises surrounding the election event.

With elaborating practices that contributes to the hybrid / defective democracy formation in Indonesia, the studies in this topic try to expose diverse power relations between the actors on the stage behind the election. Through a series of research on this topic, PolGov offers approaches of research and analysis models of electoral governance through different eyes than previous studies.

Research approaches and analysis models in this topic put electoral governance system in Indonesia into critical a study that is always captive by the practice of consensual governance which indicates the continuing operation of certain power logic whereas governance elections have been revised from time to time. Indonesia is one of the largest democratic states in the world that has been exploring ways to overcome the situation. With ‘structural’ approach, the research offer the perspective that is not merely embeds the democratic affairs of liberal democratic tradition through the electoral system but at the same time demands creation strategies and changing the culture of Indonesia in a democracy.

PolGov has been doing some research, advocacy, and publications related to issues such as money politics during the election, the instrument for the political education of citizens, political literacy of voters, etc. Furthermore, PolGov also has began to develop a study to clarify aspects / logic that works behind violations of electoral procedures, for instance the affairs of democracy with power relations between actors (patron-client), and so forth.

To optimize electoral government studies, this issue has now also been developed as one of the graduate level of concentration to study graduate program of Politics and Government that will hopefully provide mutual benefit to the knowledge development on this issue.

Studies in this topic include themes such as:

  • The issue mapping of electoral government
  • Redefining the problems of electoral governance in the development of democracy in Indonesia.

Our Research

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Mencegah Electoral Malpractice dalam Penundaan Pilkada 2020
Abdul Gaffar Karim, Azka Abdi Amrurobbi, Devi Septariani, Ferdana Femiliona, Fransisca Mega Lestari, Mahpudin, Siti Fadhilah, Sukristanto, Verania Puspitaning Tyas
Peta Kerawanan Pemilu di Daerah Istimewa Yogyakarta: Pengalaman Pemilu Serentak 2019
Abdul Gaffar Karim, Arya Budi, Wahyu Kustiningsih, Wegik Prasetyo, Krisanti Arni Dinda, Gregorius Ragil
Perilaku Memilih di DIY
Cornelis Lay , Arya Budi, Wegik Prasetyo, Irwan, Yonathan
Pola Surat Suara Tidak Sah Pada Pemilihan Walikota Yogyakarta 2017
Arya Budi, Desi Rahmawati
Voters Abstention Dalam Pemilihan Kepala Daerah
Arya Budi, Derajad S. Widhyharto, Desi Rahmawati, Arga Pribadi Imawan, Norin Mustika Rahadiri Abheseka
Pemilih DPKTb dalam Pemilu Presiden 2014, Studi atas Pemilih Ber-KTP Non-DPT di Daerah Istimewa Yogyakarta
Amalinda Savirani , Abdul Gaffar Karim, Desi Rahmawati
Pola Surat Suara Tidak Sah pada Pilpres 2014 di DIY
Abdul Gaffar Karim, Desi Rahmawati, Bambang Purwoko, Mada Sukmajati
Memahami Tingkat Melek Politik Warga di Kabupaten Sleman
Abdul Gaffar Karim, Ashari Cahyo Edi, Desi Rahmawati, Ristyan Widiaswati
Survei Perilaku Pemilih dan Linkage Politik
Departemen Politik dan Pemerintahan, UGM
Buku Saku Pemilih: Kartu Kontrol Pemilih untuk Kelompok Perempuan, Buruh, dan Difabel
Research Center for Politics and Government (PolGov)
Buku Panduan Penguatan Linkage Politik
Departemen Politik dan Pemerintahan, UGM