Acehnese gubernatorial election, 2006
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Regional elections were held in Aceh on 11 December 2006 after a peace agreement had been signed between the government of Indonesia and the Free Aceh Movement on 15 August 2005, ending the Insurgency in Aceh.
There were eight pairs of candidates for the governor and deputy governor posts:
- Irwandi Yusuf and Muhammad Nazar, supported by much of the Free Aceh Movement.
- Humam Hamid and Hasbi Abdullah of the PPP.
- Abdul Malik Raden and Sayed Fuad Zakaria of Golkar.
- Azwar Abubakar and Mohamad Nasir Djamil, PAN and PKS.
- Dr Ghazali Abas Adan and Salahuddin Al Fata, independents.
- Lieutenant-General (ret.) Tamlicha Ali, PBR.
- Yusuf: 39%
- Hamid: 16%
- Malik Raden: 14%
- Abubakar: 11%
- Abas Adan: 7%
- Tamlicha: 4%
Final results were made public on 29 December 2006:
- Irwandi Yusuf: 38.20%
- Humam Hamid: 16.62%
- Abdul Malik Raden: ??% (third place)
- Indonesia to kick off landmark poll campaign in Aceh, Reuters, 22 November 2006
- Irwandi Sets To Be Aceh Governor In 2007, Bernama, 12 December 2006
- Former rebel Irwandi Yusuf wins Aceh election for governor, People's Daily, 29 December 2006
- Ben Hillman, 'Aceh's Rebels Turn to Ruling', Far Eastern Economic Review, Vol. 170, No. 1, January-February 2007, 49-53.
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