Executive Director of Indonesia Political Review (IPR), Ujang Komarudin, said who the pair will fight in the 2024 presidential election depends on the popularity and electability of each pair.
However, Ujang saw that Prabowo-Puan was more likely to be nominated by their respective parties. Because, they were both considered party owners. Prabowo owns Gerindra. Meanwhile, Puan’s mother, Megawati Soekarnoputri, owns the PDIP.
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On the other hand, Ganjar-Sandi is considered to have no party. They both are just regular party cadres. “However, if the two pairs have high popularity and electability, other parties can nominate them,” said the political analyst from Al Azhar University Indonesia.
As previously reported, Sandiaga Uno’s entry into the Advanced Indonesia Cabinet opened the opportunity for him to advance for the 2024 presidential election. It could be that the duet of Ganjar Pranowo-Sandiaga Uno will materialize.
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According to constitutional law expert Refly Harun, it is not without reason that President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) recruited Sandiaga Salahuddin Uno to become minister. “It must be related to the tide of horses in 2024,” Refly was quoted as saying SINDOnews, Thursday (24/12/2020), from a video entitled SANDI DIRECTOR RACE, SUPPORT OF JOKOWI DISAPPOINTED !! which airs on the YouTube Channel Refly Harun.
Refly said, Sandiaga Salahuddin Uno entered the Cabinet to tie the Gerindra Party. “If for example Prabowo’s firm is number one in electability, then like it or not, perhaps Megawati will pair it with Puan Maharani as the vice presidential candidate. president, and we know that the vice president is very likely Sandiaga Salahuddin Uno, “he explained.
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Then, what will happen to Puan Maharani, who is also said to be advancing in the 2024 presidential election? Refly said, Puan is reserved for the next period. Puan, according to Refly, might become the Chair of the Indonesian MPR. “Now the Speaker of the DPR, later the Chair of the MPR,” he said.