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'Golput', what's the worry?

  • Sunny Tanuwidjaja

Jakarta | Thu, July 3 2008 | 10:38 am

PREMIUM As the national election gets closer, and due to the low turnout in several regional elections, politicians and political observers are increasingly concerned with the increasing prevalence of golput (non-voters). These concerns are for good reason. First, golput can mean that the people do not like the choices available to them in the election, and that is why they choose not to particip...