Jakarta: National Awakening Party (PKB) politician Lukman Edy is confident that Muhaimin Iskandar will be reelected as the party's chairman.
PKB is planning to hold a national congress in the island of Bali on August 20. Muhaimin is considered as the strongest candidate in the upcoming party chairman election.
"Around 600 voters will participate in the election. They are the representatives of 560 branch executive boards and 34 regional executive boards," Lukman said here on Friday.
"If there are no other candidates, Muhaimin will be reelected by consensus," Lukman added.
Indonesia held a simultaneous general and presidential elections on April 17. Voters elected the president, vice president as well as members of national and local legislative bodies on the same day.
The General Elections Commission (KPU) concluded the vote recapitulation process at the national level on May 21. The agency named incumbent President Joko 'Jokowi' Widodo and his running mate Ma'ruf Amin as the winners of the 2019 presidential race.
The Contistutional Court (MK) announced its ruling on presidential election dispute on June 27. MK judges rejected Prabowo Subianto-Sandidaga Uno presidential pair's legal challenge in its entirety.
According to KPU, Jokowi bagged 85,607,362 votes or 55.5 percent of the votes. On the other hand, Prabowo collected 68,650,239 votes or 45.5 percent of the votes.
In order to run for president, Jokowi was endorsed by PDIP, Golkar Party, PKB, NasDem Party, PPP, Hanura Party, PSI, PKPI and PBB. In the meantime, Prabowo was supported by Gerindra Party, Democratic Party, PKS, PAN and Berkarya Party.