Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Environmental Governance, ICONEG 2019, 25-26 October 2019, Makassar, South Sulawesi, Indonesia

Research Article

Recognition of Political Rights of Persons with Disabilities at the Election of Mayor and Vice Mayor of Pekanbaru Year 2017

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.25-10-2019.2300527,
        author={Dina  Lestari and Baskoro  Wicaksono and Ishak  Ishak},
        title={Recognition of Political Rights of Persons with Disabilities at the Election of Mayor and Vice Mayor of Pekanbaru Year 2017},
        proceedings={Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Environmental Governance, ICONEG 2019, 25-26 October 2019, Makassar, South Sulawesi, Indonesia},
        publisher={EAI},
        proceedings_a={ICONEG},
        year={2020},
        month={10},
        keywords={recognition of political rights persons with disabilities selection of mayors deputy mayors},
        doi={10.4108/eai.25-10-2019.2300527}
    }
    
  • Dina Lestari
    Baskoro Wicaksono
    Ishak Ishak
    Year: 2020
    Recognition of Political Rights of Persons with Disabilities at the Election of Mayor and Vice Mayor of Pekanbaru Year 2017
    ICONEG
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.25-10-2019.2300527
Dina Lestari1,*, Baskoro Wicaksono1, Ishak Ishak1
  • 1: Universitas Riau
*Contact email: dinalestari913@yahoo.co.id

Abstract

Every citizen has the right to be actively involved in political life. Neither is the case with persons with disabilities. As a part of Indonesian citizens with disabilities are also entitled to be actively involved in political life. For the sake of achieving the fulfillment of political rights in Indonesian politics, especially in the General Election (Election), it is necessary Recognition (Recognition). Recognition (Recognition) is vital and needs to be done so that the existence is really acknowledged in the community especially in Indonesian politics. The purpose of this study is to determine the efforts undertaken by the actors involved At the election of Mayor and Vice Mayor of Pekanbaru Year 2017. This research type is descriptive with qualitative approach. The type of research data is primary and secondary data. Data collection techniques in this study are documentation and interviews. Data analysis technique is descriptive qualitative. The results show that in the framework of fulfilling the political rights In the Selection of Mayor and Vice Mayor of Pekanbaru in 2017, efforts are needed from the actors involved such as the Unitary State of the Republic of Indonesia (NKRI), the General Election Commission (KPU) of PekanbaruCity , Disability Persons Organization and Mayor and Vice Mayor of Pekanbaru in 2017. Unfortunately, not all actors show Recognition efforts on the political rights of PwDs at the election of Mayor and Vice Mayor of Pekanbaru in 2017.