Editorial: Focus on the Constitution
The Jakarta Post
The recent election of a new Constitutional Court chairman saw little of the interest or fanfare typical to Indonesian politics, as incumbent chief Mahfud MD was predictably re-elected to serve another term until August 2014.
Mahfud won five of the nine court judges’ votes, beating judges Hardjono (two votes) and Hamdan Zulva (one vote).
After his re-election, Mahfud said, “We w...