Proceedings of the Regional Seminar on Community Issues, SSIK 2023, 20 September 2023, Kendari, Province of Sulawesi Tenggara, Indonesia

Research Article

The Rise of the Islamic Party (PPP) in Gowa Regency

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.20-9-2023.2340967,
        author={Gustiana  Kambo and Muhammad  Muhammad and Armin  Arsyad and Moris  Mundi},
        title={The Rise of the Islamic Party (PPP)  in Gowa Regency},
        proceedings={Proceedings of the Regional Seminar on Community Issues, SSIK 2023, 20 September 2023, Kendari, Province of Sulawesi Tenggara, Indonesia},
        publisher={EAI},
        proceedings_a={SSIK},
        year={2023},
        month={12},
        keywords={islamic party memberships open recruitment leadership amir uskara},
        doi={10.4108/eai.20-9-2023.2340967}
    }
    
  • Gustiana Kambo
    Muhammad Muhammad
    Armin Arsyad
    Moris Mundi
    Year: 2023
    The Rise of the Islamic Party (PPP) in Gowa Regency
    SSIK
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.20-9-2023.2340967
Gustiana Kambo1,*, Muhammad Muhammad1, Armin Arsyad1, Moris Mundi1
  • 1: Faculty of Social Science and Political Science, Hasanuddin University, Indonesia
*Contact email: gustianakambo@yahoo.com

Abstract

This study aims to determine the form of membership and leadership in the Persatuan Pembangunan Party or PPP so as to increase the number of seats in the Gowa Regency DPRD in the 2019 election. The party won the most seats in the Gowa Regency DPRD. PPP succeeded in getting 8 (eight) candidates to occupy seats in the Gowa DPRD. This result also ensured that PPP won a seat as chairman of the Gowa DPRD for the 2019-2024 period. The type of research used is narrative qualitative research. The data obtained is then discussed in the theoretical framework of Maurice Duverger's thoughts about membership and leadership in political parties. The results of this study indicate that in terms of membership there are 2 (two) things that are carried out by PPP Gowa. First, PPP is open to recruiting community leaders to join and become PPP candidates. These community leaders were close and given facilities in becoming PPP candidates. Second, PPP Gowa Regency is open by not asking for political dowry from its candidates. This makes the candidates feel comfortable and focused on working in winning the election. Meanwhile, in terms of leadership there are 2 (two) interesting things. First, Nursyam Amin's policy as Chair of the Gowa Regency PPP is inclusive. Second, there was the influence of Amir Uskara, a member of the DPR-RI who was also Deputy Chairperson of the PPP who assisted the campaign and logistics of the Gowa Regency DPRD candidates.