National scene: 2018 regional elections to cost Rp 10.5t
The Jakarta Post
The General Election Commission (KPU) has estimated that the cost to carry out next year’s simultaneous regional elections could reach Rp 10.5 trillion (US$ 735 million).
The calculation was based on the total budget proposed by regions slated to hold local elections, said KPU chairman Arief Budiman.
“But the realized funds could be less than the proposal,” he said on Thursday ...