Proceedings of the 6th Batusangkar International Conference, BIC 2021, 11 - 12 October, 2021, Batusangkar-West Sumatra, Indonesia

Research Article

Uken – Toa's Political Identity and Political Representation in the Pilkada of Central Aceh Aceh Province, Indonesia

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.11-10-2021.2319520,
        author={Hasan  Basri and Muhsin  Efendi and Achmad  Surya and Hajar  Ashwad and Nanda  Zunafriesma},
        title={Uken -- Toa's Political Identity and Political Representation in the Pilkada of Central Aceh Aceh Province, Indonesia},
        proceedings={Proceedings of the 6th Batusangkar International Conference, BIC 2021, 11 - 12 October, 2021, Batusangkar-West Sumatra, Indonesia},
        publisher={EAI},
        proceedings_a={BIC},
        year={2022},
        month={8},
        keywords={political; identity; representation; uken-toa; pilkada},
        doi={10.4108/eai.11-10-2021.2319520}
    }
    
  • Hasan Basri
    Muhsin Efendi
    Achmad Surya
    Hajar Ashwad
    Nanda Zunafriesma
    Year: 2022
    Uken – Toa's Political Identity and Political Representation in the Pilkada of Central Aceh Aceh Province, Indonesia
    BIC
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.11-10-2021.2319520
Hasan Basri1,*, Muhsin Efendi1, Achmad Surya1, Hajar Ashwad1, Nanda Zunafriesma1
  • 1: Universitas Gajah Putih, Indonesia
*Contact email: hasanbasri@ugp.ac.id

Abstract

This study aims to examine the identity politics and political representation of uken-toa in the pilkada of Aceh Tengah. Research using an ethnographic approach describes values, behavior, beliefs, language, and realty patterns. The results show that identity politics orientation and political representation affect the democratic process in the case of the Pilkada Central Aceh, identity and representation have a significant influence on human life, while ethnicity, politics, religion, and culture are human identities and representations, the process of forming local democracy that caused by identity and representation and cannot be separated from the orientation of identity politics and political representation. The practice of collaborative politics between affiliated political actors representing Belah Uken and political actors representing Belah Toa greatly influenced the victory of the district head and deputy district head elections in every election in central Aceh.