Implementation of Criminal Sanctions against Members of the Electoral Commission of Elections in Indonesia

Authors : Abdul Jabar, Sri Endah Wahyuningsih

Volume/Issue : Volume 5 - 2020, Issue 4 - April

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The implementation of elections in Indonesia since the old order and the new Order does not reflect the principle of democracy, free, confidential, honest, and fair. They are rearranging the general electoral process to regulate a system of democratic offenses and bring peace to society to make changes. This research aims to know and analyze the application of criminal warrants against members of the General Election Commission (KPU), who conduct elections and to examine the weaknesses in implementing criminal sanctions against members who do the electoral criminal act. The method of approach in this study using statutory access. With the secondary data obtained by conducting literature research of both books, articles, journals relating to elections, and decisions of judges on the subject of votes that have been fixed strength. The data obtained is then analyzed by a qualitative descriptive method. The results of the implementation of criminal sanctions against members of the General Election Commission (KPU) who performed an electoral criminal by the judges are still very mild in the form of soft prison crimes, experiments, and confinement according to article 510 and article 514 of Law No. 7 of 2017 on the implementation of elections.

Keywords : Criminal Sanction; Criminal Offense; Election Commission.


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