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A REVIEW OF THE DEMOCRATIC ASPECTS IN A CULTURAL ELECTION SYSTEM: VILLAGE HEAD ELECTIONS IN LAMAHALA VILLAGE OF ADONARA IN EAST FLORES

Djainuddin Maggasingang.

Abstract
The formation of village governance aims to provide the authority to regulate and manage the village community's interests based on the right of origin and characteristics of the area. The village government has a very strategic role in empowering the grass-root communities to develop themselves following the values that keep changing. The objectives of this study are to examine the democratic system in the election of the head of Lamahala village in Adonara sub-district, East Flores regency, to understand the theoretical relevance and legislation in village head elections according to the cultural law of Lamahala village. This research uses a qualitative descriptive approach. According to customary systems and their relevance to prevailing theories and legislation, data and facts are sourced from studies related to the phenomenon of village head elections in Lamahala village. The selected informants consist of; customary leaders, officials, and village heads. Data collection techniques were conducted purposively, predominantly using observations and interviews with key informants. The data was analyzed using an interactive model through data collection, data reduction, data presentation, verification, and concluding. The results of the research indicate the following: Lamahala Village Government in Adonara Sub-district East Flores regency adheres to the system of customary law following the democratic pillar of Trias Politika or the division of power; Village head elections in Lamahala are in line with the basic principles of a democratic system; and the electoral Indonesian Government Regulation No.47 of 2015 on village head elections right from its preparatory stage to the final step.

Key words: village head elections, cultural election system, democratic village systems, and democracy


 
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Djainuddin Maggasingang. A REVIEW OF THE DEMOCRATIC ASPECTS IN A CULTURAL ELECTION SYSTEM: VILLAGE HEAD ELECTIONS IN LAMAHALA VILLAGE OF ADONARA IN EAST FLORES. JCR. 2020; 7(9): 1033-1036. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.09.190


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Djainuddin Maggasingang. A REVIEW OF THE DEMOCRATIC ASPECTS IN A CULTURAL ELECTION SYSTEM: VILLAGE HEAD ELECTIONS IN LAMAHALA VILLAGE OF ADONARA IN EAST FLORES. http://www.jcreview.com/?mno=115793 [Access: May 30, 2021]. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.09.190


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Djainuddin Maggasingang. A REVIEW OF THE DEMOCRATIC ASPECTS IN A CULTURAL ELECTION SYSTEM: VILLAGE HEAD ELECTIONS IN LAMAHALA VILLAGE OF ADONARA IN EAST FLORES. JCR. 2020; 7(9): 1033-1036. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.09.190



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Djainuddin Maggasingang. A REVIEW OF THE DEMOCRATIC ASPECTS IN A CULTURAL ELECTION SYSTEM: VILLAGE HEAD ELECTIONS IN LAMAHALA VILLAGE OF ADONARA IN EAST FLORES. JCR. (2020), [cited May 30, 2021]; 7(9): 1033-1036. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.09.190



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Djainuddin Maggasingang (2020) A REVIEW OF THE DEMOCRATIC ASPECTS IN A CULTURAL ELECTION SYSTEM: VILLAGE HEAD ELECTIONS IN LAMAHALA VILLAGE OF ADONARA IN EAST FLORES. JCR, 7 (9), 1033-1036. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.09.190



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Djainuddin Maggasingang. 2020. A REVIEW OF THE DEMOCRATIC ASPECTS IN A CULTURAL ELECTION SYSTEM: VILLAGE HEAD ELECTIONS IN LAMAHALA VILLAGE OF ADONARA IN EAST FLORES. Journal of Critical Reviews, 7 (9), 1033-1036. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.09.190



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Djainuddin Maggasingang. "A REVIEW OF THE DEMOCRATIC ASPECTS IN A CULTURAL ELECTION SYSTEM: VILLAGE HEAD ELECTIONS IN LAMAHALA VILLAGE OF ADONARA IN EAST FLORES." Journal of Critical Reviews 7 (2020), 1033-1036. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.09.190



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Djainuddin Maggasingang. "A REVIEW OF THE DEMOCRATIC ASPECTS IN A CULTURAL ELECTION SYSTEM: VILLAGE HEAD ELECTIONS IN LAMAHALA VILLAGE OF ADONARA IN EAST FLORES." Journal of Critical Reviews 7.9 (2020), 1033-1036. Print. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.09.190



APA (American Psychological Association) Style

Djainuddin Maggasingang (2020) A REVIEW OF THE DEMOCRATIC ASPECTS IN A CULTURAL ELECTION SYSTEM: VILLAGE HEAD ELECTIONS IN LAMAHALA VILLAGE OF ADONARA IN EAST FLORES. Journal of Critical Reviews, 7 (9), 1033-1036. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.09.190