Was PDI-P's poor showing in the legislative elections voter ignorance or a weak party machine? From the slippery banks of the Ciliwung river, Jakarta's slum dwellers have a surprising voting strategy.
Ross Tapsell speaks to Usman Hamid and Greg Fealy about what happened in the legislative elections, and what comes next.
Tom Power says Indonesia’s Islamic parties remain viable political entities and cannot be written off lightly
Greg Fealy asks whether surprisingly good results for Indonesia's Islamic parties reflect their ideological appeal or strong grassroots campaigns.
References to vote buying abound in discussions of politics in Southeast Asia. But is the term a useful one or does it confuse the distribution of gifts with the purchase of votes?
Despite a smallish turnout, democracy is alive and well in a South Jakarta suburb known for the city's largest cemetery, reports Elisabeth Kramer.
In the morning hours before the Indonesian legislative election, Ward Berenschot goes on the hunt for parties buying votes.
Leading analyst Marcus Mietzner takes a close look at the recent elections, all with the benefit of hindsight
Edward Aspinall gives one possible explanation as to the failure of the 'Jokowi Effect'
Did parties overestimate the effect presidential candidates would have in Indonesia's legislative election?
Oligarchy 1, Jokowi, 0. Wimar Witoelar on the Indonesian legislative elections results.
Jacqui Baker takes a look at how the major parties went in today's legislative elections.
Could Indonesian politics be on the cusp of a progressive turn?
Tonight represents a disappointing result for Megawati's party, writes Tom Power.
We cast our eyes over the best and worst campaign posters from the 2014 legislative elections.
Catch up with the key trends and developments in Indonesia's legislative elections.
Live coverage of Indonesia's legislative election: 187 million voters elect 20,000 candidates from 12 parties.
Get the hospital beds ready! By Wednesday evening Indonesia will be awash with bankrupt and depressed ex-candidates.
After a 15-year decline, will Jokowi’s nomination re-establish PDIP's dominance in Bali?
Indonesia-Malaysia rivalry is very much like sibling rivalry, with the younger one always demanding attention.
New polling on Indonesia's 2014 elections is just like previous polling, only more so.
Against a backdrop of heated district politics, Islamic parties rally in the Papuan highlands.
Sick of oligarchy and money-politics, a coalition of Indonesian NGOs are fighting back
A win is all but out of sight for presidential hopefull Aburizal Bakrie, but can he at least score an equalizer?