Credibility of the Democratic Party Convention Presidential Candidates are tested , following the resignation of four candidates from the list of convention attendees . Mechanisms are covered , unclear whether the candidate , and some other reasons underlying the decision allegedly candidates withdrew .
"If you 're not careful , people might think ' oh , this is just a trick alone ' , not serious . When kept closed , it will be public antipathy , " said Executive Director Pol - Tracking Institute , Hanta Yudha AR , Friday ( 30 / 8/2013 ) . In fact , he said , this convention may be the ammunition should last Democrat to improve electability after Whilst Community Direct Assistance program ( BLSM ) considered less potent .
In addition to the mechanism of a closed , Hanta Jusuf Kalla said the decision is three times turned down an offer to become the convention, helped strengthen a question mark over the credibility of the convention . " From the beginning , the convention is full of question marks , " he said .
Closure convention , called Hanta , not seen since the disclosure of the criteria clearly candidates . Convention committee actually looks more busy choosing the names that will be invited , which was then closed the discussion and no clear regulatory mechanisms . " Why Isran Noor who was diorbit not be invited ? Jumhur Why not get in ? What is the criterion ? It is not clear ! "
After all , said Hanta , the Democratic Party has not changed its constitution and bylaws ( AD / ART ) . Sepemantauan Hanta , AD / ART Democratic Party candidate for President mentioned that set by the Supreme Council .
With conditions that do not provide that assurance, Hanta is fair to judge the candidates do not want to join follow the convention . " It is rational if the caliber pack Mahfud JK and refuses to fight in this battle is not clear , " he added .
Hanta see this convention bath double-edged sword for Democrats . However , he said , if the convention seriously dealt with generating qualified candidates the Democratic Party will be fueled electability .
Previously reported four Democratic candidates are invited to follow the convention canceled . Three of them , the former Chairman of the Constitutional Court Mahfud MD , former Deputy Governor of Central Java Rustriningsih , and Lion Air President Director Rusdi Kirana , resigned .
One other candidate East Kutai Regent Isran Noor whose name was proposed the committee , apparently at the last moment it was not invited to prakonvensi . As for the figures again , former Vice President Jusuf Kalla , who is still waiting for confirmation of his willingness to continue to follow the convention , eventually declined the invitation delivered three times by the committee .
Not only retreat from the list of candidates for convention attendees , Mahfud also a hard man to criticize the workings of the convention committee . He considered how the conventions are not transparent and often change the description of the mechanisms and criteria for candidates .
Political analyst from the University of Gadjah Mada ( UGM ) Arie Sudjito rate, pullback Mahfud MD , Rustriningsih , and Rusdi Kirana , from participation in the Democratic Presidential Candidate of the Convention , because it considers the convention as a political stage that is not clear .
According to him , this should be a lesson to be more transparent Convention Committee addressed the consequences of the convention as well as to give political lessons for the community .
Arie confirmed , canceled leaders who decided to follow the conventions of selection must have made its own calculations . Advantages and disadvantages considered convention , canceled the decision come out after the convention assessed more drawbacks .
KOMPAS.com / PUJI UTAMI Deputy Governor of Central Java Rustriningsih when met at his office Monday ( 27/05/2013 ) " It must be calculated in the future how . Kepilih If what consequences ? Now this has not been publicly declare , " Arie said when contacted by Reuters . com , from Jakarta , Friday ( 30/08/2013 ) morning .
Ideally , said Arie , Convention Committee submit all matters relating to the public convention . Not just the rules , but also the reason why a character was invited , the leaders expressed their readiness to participate , or vice versa .
He stressed that the convention should not only be transparent and credible . But also able to give a lesson on community politics . When still a lot of questions , at the same convention assessed lack of transparency and public intellectual in politics .
"Did the public know ? Committee should convey , why he resigned , why did he agree . Was it because differences in vision , or what? Its Value must exist , " he said .
As reported, the Pre - Convention Democratic Presidential Candidate that was held on Saturday ( 08/24/2013 ) has been completed . Crawl mat presidential candidate leaves the 11 names . In fact , prior to holding pre - convention , there are 15 names mentioned are invited to attend the convention .
On the last day of the implementation of the Pre- Convention , Thursday ( 29/08/2013 ) , three declared void following the convention . Former Chairman of the Constitutional Court , Mahfud MD , who first said it had canceled its participation . Mahfud entering Pre - convention hall about 15 minutes to read the decision letter . He admitted canceled following the convention because the convention mechanism is unclear.
IHSANUDDIN Lion Air President Director Rusdi Kirana shortly before the start of Pre - Convention Democratic Presidential Candidate in Wisma Kodel , Jakarta , Thursday ( 08/29/2013 ) After Mahfud , Lion Air President Director Rusdi Kirana also decided not to follow convention . Rusdi directly convey its decision to the committee . With refined language , Rusdi admitted delaying its participation in the convention because want to focus on their business .
Furthermore , the former Deputy Governor of Central Java , Rustriningsih , also decided not to follow convention . Pre - convention he attended for 30 minutes before making his decision . He admitted canceled participate because they want to focus on a career and raising a family in his hometown , Central Java .
Meanwhile , one other name , called invited to this convention , the East Kutai Regent Isran Noor , it was not scheduled in the Pre - convention stage . Democratic presidential candidate of the Convention Committee was reluctant to disclose the reasons related to the lack of Isran name .
Rully Charis Committee spokesman said it was never mention the names of those who will follow the Pre - Convention , including Isran Noor .
Here are the 11 names of participants prospective Democratic Presidential Candidate of the Convention :
1 . Masykur Ali Musa ( BPK member ) ;
2 . Anies Baswedan ( rector of Paramadina University ) ;
3 . Dahlan Iskan ( the Minister of SOEs ) ;
4 . Dino Patti Djalal ( Ambassador to the United States ) ;
5 . Endriartono Sutarto ( former Armed Forces Commander ) ;
6 . Gita Wirjawan ( Minister of Commerce ) ;
7 . Irman Gusman ( Chairman of the Regional Representatives Council ) ;
8 . Hayono Isman ( member of Commission I of the Democratic Party ) ;
9 . Marzuki Alie ( Chairman of the House of Representatives ) ;
10 . Pramod Edhie Wibowo ( former Chief of Staff of the Army ) ;
11 . Harry sinyo Sarundayang ( Governor of North Sulawesi ) .
Convention Committee Democratic presidential candidate admitted to respect the decision of former Chairman of the Constitutional Court invalidated Mahfud MD who participated in the Convention . This was said by a spokesman for the Convention Committee on Pensions Kodel Hinca Panjaitan , Jakarta , Thursday ( 29/08/2013 ) .
According to him , each participant has the right to step in for the convention stage . " We respect the decision taken by Mr. Mahfud , " said Mahfud Hinca after reading the decree .
Democratic Convention Committee members Suaedy Marasebessy expressed the same thing . Suaedy pleaded not disappointed with the decision taken Mahfud . " I also recently heard that there are disappointed . Convention in provision mechanism , each participant is given the right to resign . Was there in the provisions , " said Suaedy .
Follow canceled Convention
As reported , Mahfud MD decided to not follow the Democratic Presidential Candidate of the Convention . The decision was delivered in front of the Convention Committee while attending the Pre - Convention Democratic Presidential Candidate in Wisma Kodel Jakarta , Thursday ( 29/08/2013 ) .
" I decided not to join the Democratic convention , " said Mahfud repeated decisions also read a letter read out in front of the Convention Committee .
There are a number of reasons that make it invalid to follow convention . One reason , as I 've mentioned previously , the mechanism is unclear convention .
Pre - Convention Presidential Candidate Democrats held since Saturday ( 24/08/2013 ) has been completed . Networking event leaves the presidential candidate of the 11 names . In fact , prior to holding pre - convention , there are 15 names on the air .
On the last day of the implementation of the Pre- Convention , four other names come off . The first person who first decided to come off is the former Chairman of the Constitutional Court , Mahfud MD .
Mahfud entering Pre - convention hall about 15 minutes to read the decision letter . Mahfud admitted canceled conventions follow the convention because the mechanism is not yet clear .
After Mahfud , Lion Air President Director Rusdi Kirana also decided not to follow convention . Rusdi directly convey its decision to the committee . With refined language , Rusdi admitted delaying its participation in the convention because want to focus on their business .
Furthermore , the former Deputy Governor of Central Java , Rustriningsih , also decided not to follow convention . Rustriningsih attend the Pre - Convention for 30 minutes before making his decision . He admitted canceled participate because they want to focus on a career and raising a family in his hometown , Central Java .
Lastly, there is also the name of the East Kutai Regent Isran Noor previously called to join the convention , but it is not scheduled in the Pre - convention stage . Democratic presidential candidate of the Convention Committee declined to mention the obvious reasons related loss Isran Noor 's name .
Rully Charis Committee spokesman said it was never mention the names of those who will follow the Pre - Convention , including Isran Noor . By doing so , this is the formation of teams of Democratic Presidential Candidate of the Convention :