Ulema National Awakening Party

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Ulema National Awakening Party
Partai Kebangkitan Nasional Ulama
Chairman Choirul Anam
Secretary-General Idham Cholied
Founded 2000s
Headquarters Jakarta
Ideology Conservatism
Islamic democracy
Indonesian Nationalism
Ballot number 34
Presidential candidate Megawati Sukarnoputri
DPR Seats 0

The Ulema National Awakening Party (Indonesian: Partai Kebangkitan Nasional Ulama) is a political party in Indonesia. It contested the 2009 elections, but won only 1.5 percent of the vote, less than the 2.5 percent electoral threshold, meaning it was awarded no seats in the People's Representative Council.[1][2][3]

Regional strength[edit]

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

Lampung 1.5%

Central Java 1.8%

East Java 4.6%

West Nusa Tenggara 1.7%


  1. ^ Indonesian General Election Commission website Official Election Results
  2. ^ The Jakarta Post 10 May 2009 Democratic Party controls 26% of parliamentary seats
  3. ^ Profil Partai Politik (Profile of Political Parties), Kompas newspaper 14 July 2008 pp. 38-39