Hak Pilih Penyandang Disabilitas dalam Pemilihan Umum di Indonesia
The birth of Law No. 7 of 2017, as compared to Law No. 42 of 2008 about the General Election of President and Vice President, includes a difference in Article 5. The requirement in Article 5 is not followed by an explanation of what are the requirements that must be fulfilled by persons with disabilities, and there is no mention of the requirement so as to raise the question of such requirements are contradictory to the 1945 Constitution of the State of the Republic of Indonesia more specifically those requirements are contradictory or not with Law Number 39 of 1999 Article 43 that every citizen has the right to be elected and elect in elections based on equality of rights through voting in accordance with the provisions of legislation. The research used for preparation of this thesis is juridical normative.This research uses legislative and analytical approaches. Persons with disabilities enrolled in the Special Electoral List may empower persons with disabilities to exercise their suffrage.
Keywords: Suffrage, Disability and General Elections
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