Bandung: Golkar Party politician Agus Gumiwang Kartasasmita is confident that Golkar Party chairman Airlangga Hartato will be reelected in the upcoming national congress.
"430 voters have decided to endorse Pak Airlangga. The total number of voters is around 570," Agus said here on Tuesday.
"Pak Airlangga will continue to meet representatives from all regions. He met with representatives from five provinces last night," he added.
Golkar Party received 12.31 percent of the total votes in the 2019 general elections. The party supported incumbent President Joko 'Jokowi' Widodo and his running mate Ma'ruf Amin in this year's presidential race.
According to reports, the Golkar Party national congress is scheduled to be held in December 2019. Besides the industry minister, House of Representatives Bambang Soesatyo is also considered as a strong Golkar Party chairman candidate.
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 Jokowi and Ma'ruf 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-Sandiaga Uno presidential pair's legal challenge in its entirety.