1977 Indonesian legislative election

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1977 Indonesian legislative election

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All 360 seats in the DPR
  First party Second party Third party
  Mohammad Syafaat Mintaredja.jpg Sanusi Hardjadinata as the Rector of Padjadjaran University.jpg
Leader Amir Murtono Mohammad Syafaat Mintaredja Sanusi Hardjadinata
Party Golkar PPP Indonesian Democratic Party
Last election 236 seats, 62.82% 94 seats, 27.12%[b] 30 seats, 10.06%[a]
Seats won 232 99 29
Seat change Decrease4 Increase5 Decrease1
Popular vote 39,750,096 18,743,491 5,504,757
Percentage 62.11% 29.29% 8.60%
Swing Decrease0.71% Increase2.17% Decrease1.46%
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Indonesia's third legislative election, and the second under the New Order regime, was held on 2 May 1977. There were three participants; the two political parties and functional groups Golkar.


During the campaign, there were a total of 203 recorded violations, 103 by the United Development Party, 38 by the Indonesian Democratic Party, 22 by Golkar, 15 by officers and 25 anonymously.[1]


Ballot number Election participant Votes % Seats
2 Golkar (Golongan Karya) 39,750,096 62.11 232
1 United Development Party (Partai Persatuan Pembangunan, PPP) 18,743,491 29.29 99
3 Indonesian Democratic Party (Partai Demokrasi Indonesia, PDI) 5,504,757 8.60 29
Total 63,998,344 100% 360
Source: Komisi Pemilihan Umum (General Election Commission)


  1. ^ Combined votes and seats of PNI, Parkindo, Catholic Party, Murba, and IPKI.
  2. ^ Combined votes and seats of NU, Parmusi, PSII, and Perti.


  1. ^ "Presiden berikan peringatan2 ttg penyelesaian akhir Pemilu". Pelita. Jakarta. 3 May 1977.
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  • Ricklefs, M.C. (1991). A history of modern Indonesia since c.1200. Stanford: Stanford University Press. ISBN 0-8047-4480-7
  • Sudibjo, M (Ed) (1995) Pemilihan Umum 1992: Suatu Evaluasi (The 1992 General Election: An Evaluation) Center for Strategic and International Studies, Jakarta. OCLC 32449151