February 24, 2018 Bantul-Study Program of Governmental affairs and administration of Universitas Muhammadiyah Yogyakarta held a National Seminar on 24/02/2018 with the theme of Evaluation Election of Regional Head Simultaneously to Convert General Election Year 2019. Seminar held at the beginning of this year read the projection of the readiness of various elements about the grand party election performance general ranging from regional to national level of Indonesia. Located at the Seminar Room of Gedung K.H. Ibrahim E.7 flor 5 was attended by Dr. Mada Sukmajati Academician and lecturer of Political Science and Government of Gajah Mada University, Viryan, S.E., MM Commissioner of KPU RI period 2017-2022 and Bambang Eka Cahya W., Academician and lecturer of Governmental affairs and administration of Universitas Muhammadiyah Yogyakarta. Shown as a moderator of Tunjung Sulaksono, S.IP., M. Si as lecturer of Governmental affairs and administration of Universitas Muhammadiyah Yogyakarta.
In addition, this activity simultaneously describes the research report of the 2015 and 2017 Election Evaluation Events led by David Efendi, a lecturer of Governmental affairs and administration of Universitas Muhammadiyah Yogyakarta with research time 4 to 12 February 2018. David Efendi as a whole conveys the democratization phenomenon that becomes endemic in Indonesia, on maping the issue of regulatory debate, the phenomenon of single candidates who each year of simultaneous election progressively increased and legislative budget challenges. And at the stage of voters, packing sara issues, money politics, petahana dynasty.
In his speech, Chairman of Governmental Affairs and Administration of Universitas Muhammadiyah Yogyakarta Dr. Muchamad Zaenuri, M.Si revealed that this seminar is able to pack our camaraderie as academics who deals in politics. “Later we will try to compile the theory obtained when on the bench with a real phenomenon in society and try to find new responses from the speakers who have been present. The hope of this discussion can increase our knowledge and intellectual property in the world of politics, especially the portrait of elections at the regional and national level held simultaneously “, said Dr. Muchamad Zaenuri.
Viryan Komosioner KPU RI especially expressed appreciation of the research organized by UMY Understanding Science. “Seeing some refreshing findings even escaped the KPU’s observation would certainly be an input and enlightenment for us”, explains Viryan. Viryan then gave the latest news about the situation of the KPU facing the election simultaneously. Convey potential problem issues and steps to minimize the problem