Proceedings of the First International Conference on Democracy and Social Transformation, ICON-DEMOST 2021, September 15, 2021, Semarang, Indonesia

Research Article

The Contestation of Islamic and Nationalists Parties in 2019 Election

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.15-9-2021.2315552,
        author={Hasse  Jubba and Zuly  Qodir and Irwan  Abdullah and Saifuddin Zuhri Qudsy and Mega  Hidayati and Mustaqim  Pabbajah and Rabiatul  Adawiah and Suparto  Iribaram and Misran  Misran},
        title={The Contestation of Islamic and Nationalists Parties in 2019 Election},
        proceedings={Proceedings of the First International Conference on Democracy and Social Transformation, ICON-DEMOST 2021, September 15, 2021, Semarang, Indonesia},
        publisher={EAI},
        proceedings_a={ICON-DEMOST},
        year={2022},
        month={2},
        keywords={contestation; islamic political party; nationalist political party; majority voter; election},
        doi={10.4108/eai.15-9-2021.2315552}
    }
    
  • Hasse Jubba
    Zuly Qodir
    Irwan Abdullah
    Saifuddin Zuhri Qudsy
    Mega Hidayati
    Mustaqim Pabbajah
    Rabiatul Adawiah
    Suparto Iribaram
    Misran Misran
    Year: 2022
    The Contestation of Islamic and Nationalists Parties in 2019 Election
    ICON-DEMOST
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.15-9-2021.2315552
Hasse Jubba1,*, Zuly Qodir1, Irwan Abdullah2, Saifuddin Zuhri Qudsy3, Mega Hidayati1, Mustaqim Pabbajah4, Rabiatul Adawiah2, Suparto Iribaram5, Misran Misran1
  • 1: Islamic Politics, Universitas Muhammadiyah Yogyakarta
  • 2: Universitas Gadjah Mada & IA Scholar Foundation
  • 3: UIN Sunan Kalijaga Yogyakarta & IA Scholar Foundation
  • 4: Universitas Teknologi Yogyakarta & IA Scholar Foundation
  • 5: IAIN Fattahul Muluk Jayapura
*Contact email: hasse@umy.ac.id

Abstract

The 2019 elections continue the contestation between Islamic political and nationalist parties in Indonesia. The contestation of these two-party groups had occurred since 1955 when the first general election was held. This article discusses the forms of contestation between the two political parties groups in the 2019 election. The literature obtained from a comprehensive search of articles and books faces competition between the two political groups. This article found that the two-party groups tried to reach the public by conducting out various political activities such as recruitment of religious leaders, empowerment of religious institutions, and the establishment of political wing organizations. This article states that the political activities attached the contestation of the two parties by involving "religion" are the strategy of majority election, in this case, Muslims.