Ahok & Djarot Register for 2017 Jakarta Election

Wanda Indana    •    21 September 2016 14:42 WIB
regional election
Ahok & Djarot Register for 2017 Jakarta Election
Incumbent Jakarta Governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama is supported by four political parties (Photo: MTVN/Wanda)

Metrotvnews.com, Jakarta: Incumbent Jakarta Governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama (Ahok) and Vice Governor Djarot Saipul Hidayat has registered for the 2017 Jakarta gubernatorial election.

Ahok and Djarot arrived at the Jakarta General Election Commission office on Wednesday (9/20) afternoon.

"We will promote programs not races, religions and ethnicities," Ahok said after the registration.

They were accompanied by several politicians, including Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle (PDIP) Chairman Megawati Soekarnoputri.

Ahok and Djarot are supported by four political parties: PDIP, National Democratic (Nasdem) Party, People's Conscience (Hanura) Party and Functional Groups (Golkar) Party.


(WAH)