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Dr Deasy Simandjuntak in the library at the ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute, Singapore – 12 Mar 2018 (Supplied)

Dr Deasy Simandjuntak, Visiting Research Fellow at the Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS) -Yusof Ishak Institute, Singapore, talks about why the impending regional election in North Sumatera is so important and fascinating.

Sri Dean
Presented by
Sri Dean
Published on
Monday, March 12, 2018 - 21:15
File size
4.18 MB
9 min 8 sec

What makes North Sumatera so interesting electorally?  Will identity politics play a role in the up-coming simultaneous regional head elections?  Why might the quality of candidate increase the voter participation rate? Dr Deasy Simandjuntak assesses the possible outcome.