After the polling stations closed at 13:00 local time on Wednesday (09/04), the quick count for Indonesia's 2014 legislative election has started. Contrary to previous election years, the General Election Commission (KPU) will not release the official results of the election quickly. The official outcome of the 2014 parliamentary election is expected to be announced on 9 May 2014. Below, the preliminary results of the quick count are presented. These scores may still be updated as new data come in.
According to a preliminary projection of the General Election Commission, about 75 percent of the Indonesian electorate came to the polls for today's legislative election.
For a further analysis of the quick count, read the column: Analysis of Quick Count Results of the Indonesian Legislative Election 2014
Quick Count (97.5% of total data)
Indikator Politik Indonesia & Metro TV
• Reportedly, a member of the Free Papua Movement (OPM) was arrested when trying to disrupt voting in Puncak Wijaya.
• Two men were arrested in North Sumatra when trying to bribe locals to vote for a specific candidate.
• Due to damaged ballot papers, the election will be postponed by one day in the following districts: Yahukimo (Papua), Sikka (East Nusa Tenggara), Tual (Maluku) and Musi Rawas (South Sulawesi). The ballot papers were damaged by rainfall. New ones have been sent.
• The election in Cibanteng (Bogor) was delayed after indications of fraud emerged (ballot papers had been filled in before the election had commenced).