Online ISSN: 2515-8260

Author : Alsu L. Mirzagitova, Samsudin, Fauzi, Daddy Darmawan, Mahyudin Ritonga,

How Elections Can Be Regarded As The Instrument Of Democracy

Daddy Darmawan, Mahyudin Ritonga, Alsu L. Mirzagitova, Samsudin, Fauzi

European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine, 2020, Volume 7, Issue 11, Pages 1856-1862

Almost all countries in the world use a democratic government system. One indicator of a democratic government system is the succession of the government or the regime carried out through a regular election. The election is the main indicator in the democratic government system. In various countries experience that are called advanced democracies, the political issue of the administration and election administrator is not a very important issue. The election administration and election administrator are believed to meet the criteria in holding the election that has the free and fair principles (free and fair) and fairness. In the development of political studies, the field of political study of election administration has not yet become an important study in Indonesian universities. Even the study of election administration politics is not discussed or included in the curriculum in the field of political study. The study of election administration appears to have only developed in the last two decades, after the 1998 reforms. This coincided with the fall of the authoritarian regime which applied the political process of openness in the late 1980s and early 1990s. In addition, the study of Politics on the politics of election administration has been carried out by many international institutions such as IDEA, IFES, NDI, and IRI. The last three are institutions based in the United States.