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19 years after Reform, politics still a family affair

  • Ganug Nugroho Adi and Andi Hajramurni

    The Jakarta Post

Surakarta/Makassar | Sat, January 13 2018 | 12:19 am

PREMIUM Despite coming on the heels of the 20th anniversary of the end of the New Order, a regime mired in political and economic nepotism, the upcoming concurrent regional elections in June remain plagued by dynastic politics.

Six out of the 17 provinces holding gubernatorial elections have candidate pairs with family ties to the incumbent governors or their deputies.

In many cases, the can...