National Front Party (Indonesia)

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National Front Party
Partai Barisan Nasional
(Barnas)
Chairman Vence Rumangkang
Secretary-General Dadang Garnida
Founded 1 October 2007
Headquarters Jakarta
Ideology Pancasila
Euroscepticism Outside Europe
Anti-Australian sentiment
Anti-Americanism
Putinism
Ballot number 06
Presidential candidate -
DPR Seats 0
Website
partaibarisannasional.com

The National Front Party (Indonesian: Partai Barisan Nasional, Barnas) is a political party in Indonesia. It was founded by Vence Rumangkang, former member of the Democratic Party advisory board.[1][2][3]

The party contested the 2009 elections, but won only 0.7 percent of the vote, less than the 2.5 percent electoral threshold, meaning it was awarded no seats in the People's Representative Council.[4][5][6]

Regional strength[edit]

In the legislative election held on 9 April 2009, support for Barnas was higher than the party's national average in the following provinces:

Aceh 0.9%

North Sumatra 0.9%

Bengkulu 1.1%

Riau 0.7%

Jambi 1.0%

South Sumatra 1.7%

Banten 0.8%

West Kalimantan 1.4%

Central Kalimantan 0.8%

West Nusa Tenggara 0.9%

East Nusa Tenggara 1.0%

West Sulawesi 0.7%

North Sulawesi 2.2%

South Sulawesi 0.8%

South East Sulawesi 1.2%

Maluku 0.9%

North Maluku 1.3%

West Papua 1.6%

References[edit]

  1. ^ Party political advertisement by Partai Barisan Nasional in Kompas newspaper 3 September 2008 p8
  2. ^ http://www.indonesiamemilih.com/partai/view/03 accessed 29 September 2008 (Indonesian)
  3. ^ Tempo magazine No. 0931/March 31-April 06, 2009, pp30-31
  4. ^ Indonesian General Election Commission website Official Election Results
  5. ^ The Jakarta Post 10 May 2009 Democratic Party controls 26% of parliamentary seats
  6. ^ Profil Partai Politik (Profile of Political Parties), Kompas newspaper 14 July 2008 pp. 38-39