GARUT - Comission of General Election (KPU) Garut Regency targeted the numbers of voters on the election of a head of region in 2018 reached 80%. That target should be supported by frequently socialization. That was an explanation from the Chairman of KPU Garut Regency Hilawan Fanaqi, S.IP, at Media Center Room of Department of Communication and Telematics of Garut Regency, in his visitation, Wednesday (18/1). The chairman of KPU was assissted with commisioner from Laws Division Reza Alwan Sovnidar, with 4 staffs from KPU Secretary, they were welcomed by the Head of Department of Communication and Telematics, H. Nurdin Yana.
Hilwan explained that the election of a head of region in Garut regency and other 15 regions would be held at the same time with the election of West Java governor. It would begin in June 2018. Thus with the election of a head of region at the same time later, the consequence that should be face was fundings together between regencies and West Java province.
Hilwan that was assissted by Reza Alwan Sovnidar claimed that his parties had done socialization in some places. "The socialization has been done. There are 15 sub-districts in the south area left, due to the limit of budget. This year, Inshaa Allah we will do the rest," he emphasized.
On the other hands, Hilwan said that besides his visitaion to Department of Communication and Telematics, he would do the same to Directorate of General Unity of Nation and Politics Home Affairs Agency. Hilwan illustrated that Directorate of General Unity of Nation and Politics Home Affairs Agency as the main sponsor in a Head of Region election later, while Department of Communication and Telematics was illustrated as the main supporter. For that reason, he expected that Department of Communication and Telematics could help KPU at this time since they lacked of IT employee (Technology Information). In the future, disseminate information could be done together in massive way to boost the participation of 80% voters.
Meanwhile, Reza Alwan Sovnindar as the Commisioner of Laws Fields added that the socialization had been done as an effort to decrease lawsuits just like what happened in the last election that reached 27 lawsuits.
The Head of Department of Communication and Informatics, H. Nurdin Yana, at that ocassion appreciated KPU visitation in Department of Communication and Informatics. He promised he would help KPU as the form of his responsibility just like in Election Constitution.