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Mendalo – Faculty of Law (FH) Jambi University (Unja) in collaboration with the Election and Democracy Concern Community (Kopipede) held a political education with the concept of National Election Discussion which took the theme of Smart Students, Quality Elections. (16/10).

The discussion was held in the Fuad Bafadhal Campus Room, by presenting various speakers who were competent in the electoral field. Among these speakers were Kaka Suminta, Secretary General of the Independent Election Monitoring Committee (KIPP) of the Republic of Indonesia and Chairperson of the Election and Democracy Concerned Community (KPPD), Luhut Parlinggoman Siahaan and Chair of the KPU and Bawaslu of Jambi Province. The national discussion participants came from FH Unja students as well as students from 42 Universities (PT) throughout Indonesia, through video conference (vicon) facilities.

The Road Show was opened by the Dean of the Faculty of Law, Dr. Helmi S.H., M.H., who in his speech said that political education was very important for the community, especially students. Election is a suggestion for us to choose leaders and representatives of the people.

“Indeed, only about three minutes we are in the voice, but the impact is the next five years. If we are selective and able to learn the track record of candidates, then qualified legislative members will be elected, “said Dr Helmi.

Meanwhile, Chairperson of Jambi Province KOPIPEDE, Mochammad Farisi, LL.M, said, students are upstream of the 2019 democracy party later. The President, members of the DPR, DPD, DPRD, are only downstream or products of the election.

“What must be educated is the voters. students as intellectuals have more responsibility, to be smart voters as well as agents or fighters of democracy who continue to educate the public, to reject money politics and learn the track record of the legislative candidates “explained Faris.

The discussion was interesting, because many prizes were prepared for participants who could answer spontaneous questions from the speakers. The question and answer session was also very enthusiastic besides the Unja Faculty of Law students, two students from Unsyiah were involved in a warm discussion with the speakers through vicon.

In addition to discussions, the City and Muaro Jambi KPU also held a booth / both the Protecting the Right to Choose (GMHP) at the Fakuktas Hukum student center.


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