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The festive regional elections

  • General Elections Commission (KPU) staff brief a blind voter on how to cast his vote on a braille ballot paper in Malang, East Java, during a simultaneous regional election familiarization session on Monday, June 25, 2018. JP/Aman Rochman

    General Elections Commission (KPU) staff brief a blind voter on how to cast his vote on a braille ballot paper in Malang, East Java, during a simultaneous regional election familiarization session on Monday, June 25, 2018. JP/Aman Rochman

  • Polling station officials put up the eligible voter list in Kampung Gaga, Larangan, Tangerang regency, Banten, on Tuesday, June 26, 2018. A total of 323 voters were slated to cast their votes at the polling station. JP/Wendra Ajistyatama

    Polling station officials put up the eligible voter list in Kampung Gaga, Larangan, Tangerang regency, Banten, on Tuesday, June 26, 2018. A total of 323 voters were slated to cast their votes at the polling station. JP/Wendra Ajistyatama

  • Polling station officials in Cibadak subdistrict, Astana Anyar district, Bandung, are wearing Chinese royal costumes on voting day on Wednesday, June 27, 2018. JP/Arya Dipa

    Polling station officials in Cibadak subdistrict, Astana Anyar district, Bandung, are wearing Chinese royal costumes on voting day on Wednesday, June 27, 2018. JP/Arya Dipa

  • A polling station official is dressed as a ghost at Randusari polling station in Semarang, Central Java, on Wednesday, June 27, 2018. The station is located in the middle of Bergota cemetery. JP/Suherdjoko

    A polling station official is dressed as a ghost at Randusari polling station in Semarang, Central Java, on Wednesday, June 27, 2018. The station is located in the middle of Bergota cemetery. JP/Suherdjoko

  • A voter collects a ballot paper from an election official wearing traditional Papuan dress, on June 27, 2018 at polling station TPS 005 in Awiyo subdistrict, Abepura district, Jayapura, to vote in the Papua gubernatorial election. JP/Nethy Dharma Somba

    A voter collects a ballot paper from an election official wearing traditional Papuan dress, on June 27, 2018 at polling station TPS 005 in Awiyo subdistrict, Abepura district, Jayapura, to vote in the Papua gubernatorial election. JP/Nethy Dharma Somba

  • An official drives a voter back home in a pedicab after she cast her vote in Cibadak subdistrict, Astana Anyar district, Bandung on Wednesday, June 27, 2018. The neighborhood unit officials in the subdistrict hired pedicab drivers to pick up and take home elderly voters so they could cast their votes. JP/Arya Dipa

    An official drives a voter back home in a pedicab after she cast her vote in Cibadak subdistrict, Astana Anyar district, Bandung on Wednesday, June 27, 2018. The neighborhood unit officials in the subdistrict hired pedicab drivers to pick up and take home elderly voters so they could cast their votes. JP/Arya Dipa

  • A voter submits her ballot at a polling station in Kalibaru subdistrict, Depok, West Java on Wednesday, June 27, 2018. In the West Java gubernatorial election, Ridwan Kamil and Uu Ruzhanul Ulum won in the quick count result. JP/Ricky Yudhistira

    A voter submits her ballot at a polling station in Kalibaru subdistrict, Depok, West Java on Wednesday, June 27, 2018. In the West Java gubernatorial election, Ridwan Kamil and Uu Ruzhanul Ulum won in the quick count result. JP/Ricky Yudhistira

  • Polling station officials in Mejosari subdistrict, Malang municipality, East Java, are wearing aprons and chef’s hats at the kitchen-themed polling station. Most of the officials work as cooks on Wednesday, June 27, 2018. JP/Aman Rochman

    Polling station officials in Mejosari subdistrict, Malang municipality, East Java, are wearing aprons and chef’s hats at the kitchen-themed polling station. Most of the officials work as cooks on Wednesday, June 27, 2018. JP/Aman Rochman

  • A voter casts his ballot at a World Cup-themed polling station in Nayo subdistrict, Kadipiro district, Surakarta, Central Java in the gubernatorial election on Wednesday, June 27, 2018. JP/Ganug Nugroho Adi

    A voter casts his ballot at a World Cup-themed polling station in Nayo subdistrict, Kadipiro district, Surakarta, Central Java in the gubernatorial election on Wednesday, June 27, 2018. JP/Ganug Nugroho Adi

  • Three young mothers hold their babies at the entrance to a World Cup-themed polling station in Tapos, Depok, West Java. on Wednesday, June 27, 2018. JP/P.J. Leo

    Three young mothers hold their babies at the entrance to a World Cup-themed polling station in Tapos, Depok, West Java. on Wednesday, June 27, 2018. JP/P.J. Leo

  • A disabled woman casts her vote in the West Java gubernatorial election in Pondok Jaya, Depok, West Java on Wednesday, June 27, 2018. JP/Wendra Ajistyatama

    A disabled woman casts her vote in the West Java gubernatorial election in Pondok Jaya, Depok, West Java on Wednesday, June 27, 2018. JP/Wendra Ajistyatama

  • A disabled woman casts her vote in the West Java gubernatorial election at a carnival-themed polling station in Pondok Jaya, Depok, West Java on Wednesday, June 27, 2018. JP/Wendra Ajistyatama

    A disabled woman casts her vote in the West Java gubernatorial election at a carnival-themed polling station in Pondok Jaya, Depok, West Java on Wednesday, June 27, 2018. JP/Wendra Ajistyatama

  • “Spiderman” casts his vote in the Central Java gubernatorial election in Larangan Gayam subdistrict, Sukoharjo regency, Central Java on Wednesday, June 27, 2018. JP/ Maksum Nur Fauzan

    “Spiderman” casts his vote in the Central Java gubernatorial election in Larangan Gayam subdistrict, Sukoharjo regency, Central Java on Wednesday, June 27, 2018. JP/ Maksum Nur Fauzan

  • A voter poses with “Batman”, “Iron Man” and “Captain America” after casting her vote in the West Java gubernatorial election in Citarum district, Bandung, West Java on Wednesday, June 27, 2018.  JP/Dewi Yulianti

    A voter poses with “Batman”, “Iron Man” and “Captain America” after casting her vote in the West Java gubernatorial election in Citarum district, Bandung, West Java on Wednesday, June 27, 2018. JP/Dewi Yulianti

  • A senior citizen casts his vote in the Bali gubernatorial election in East Denpasar on Wednesday, June 27, 2018. . JP/Anggara Mahendra

    A senior citizen casts his vote in the Bali gubernatorial election in East Denpasar on Wednesday, June 27, 2018. . JP/Anggara Mahendra

  • A voter shows off his inked pinkie after casting his vote in the Bali gubernatorial election in East Denpasar on Wednesday, June 27, 2018. . JP/Anggara Mahendra

    A voter shows off his inked pinkie after casting his vote in the Bali gubernatorial election in East Denpasar on Wednesday, June 27, 2018. . JP/Anggara Mahendra

  • Polling station officials – all wearing traditional  Javanese costumes – prepare the ballot papers for the counting process at the Telogo village polling station in Klaten regency, Central Java on Wednesday, June 27, 2018. JP/Boy T. Harjanto

    Polling station officials – all wearing traditional Javanese costumes – prepare the ballot papers for the counting process at the Telogo village polling station in Klaten regency, Central Java on Wednesday, June 27, 2018. JP/Boy T. Harjanto