Election Supervision: Identity Politics In Election Dynamics In Baubau City


  • Eko Satria Universitas Muhammadiyah Buton
  • L.M. Ricard Zeldi Putra Universitas Muhammadiyah Buton
  • Samsul Samsul Universitas Muhammadiyah Buton
  • Yayan Serah Universitas Muhammadiyah Buton




Surveilance, Election, and Idnetity Politics


Democracy is perhaps the most commonly heard term in many parts of the world. Especially in countries where the people yearn for a government that reflects the will of the people. Democratic elections must be kept away from forms of identity politics that can undermine the value of democracy. Misused identity politics can be destructive, with this instrument is not fulfilled, it will interfere with the legitimacy of the election results. This research uses descriptive qualitative normative legal research with library data collection techniques. The author's data analysis technique in this research uses logical and systematic analysis. The organization of elections in Indonesia, especially regional elections, must be treated appropriately. In Baubau City, the possibility of identity politics will continue to grow. Given the difficulty of exploiting identity politics in the campaign slogans of election participants, the Election Supervisory Body (Bawaslu) must also be pro-active in coordinating with the General Election Commission (KPU), especially related to unifying understanding of the dangers of identity politics, election organizers in Indonesia, must formulate firmer regulatory measures to control excessive negative impacts. At least strengthen restrictions that discuss the substance of campaign material and what can and cannot be strictly regulated


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How to Cite

Satria, E., Ricard Zeldi Putra, L., Samsul, S., & Serah, Y. (2023). Election Supervision: Identity Politics In Election Dynamics In Baubau City. Jurnal Hukum Volkgeist, 7(2), 30–35. https://doi.org/10.35326/volkgeist.v7i2.3371