Four new political parties will participate in the general election next year. Although they are newcomers, some of the parties are backed by old figures, their connection to Cendana Family.Key summary points
- Four out of 14 political parties in the 2019 general election are newcomers. They are the United Indonesia Party (Perindo), the Berkarya Party, the Garuda Party and the Indonesia Solidarity Party (PSI).
- Perindo has the most chance to obtain votes that exceed the parliamentary threshold of 4 percent as it has long been campaigning through mass media owned by its founder, Hary Tanoesoedibjo.
- Berkarya Party and Garuda Party have been linked to the Cendana Family.