Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Social and Political Development (ICOSOP 2017)

Ethnic relations in contestation of Regional head election year 2010 in medan city

Authors
Edy Suhartono, Usman Pelly, Phil Ichwan Azhari
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Edy Suhartono
Available Online December 2017.
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https://doi.org/10.2991/icosop-17.2018.56How to use a DOI?
Keywords
ethnic relations, contestation, general election
Abstract
This paper examines the issue of ethnicity relations with the Regional Head Election in Medan City on Mayor and Vice Mayor Election Year 2010.This research was conducted in Medan City by analyzing the result of Recapitulation of vote acquisition to candidate pairs who contest elections on 2 in each of 21 Subdistricts in Medan City. The method of writing is descriptive qualitative based on the analysis of the matrix of the vote in each candidate.The acquisition of data were collected by purposive sampling, combined with snowball sampling, especially on informants who will be interviewed from each sub-district by referring to the ethnic base. Furthermore, the secondary of data from the Recapitulation that has been Analyzed will be seen in conformity with the primaries of data from in-depth interviews to the informants and participant observation as well as the documentation of photo activities during the field. The conclusion is that at the Mayoral Election of 2010 round I, Rahudman- Eldin pair performed well with a vote of 51.72%, Followed by the couple Sopyan Nelly in second with 48.28% of votes. In the second round, RahudmanEldin succeeded in getting 65.88% while the couple Sopyan Tan Nelly votes only get as much as 34.12% .The victory of Rahudman Eldin gives clues to ethnic correlation. The figure of the couple Rahudman Eldin is a figure that represent Mandailings ethnic, Malay and Islam. This ethnic is almost spread in 21 sub-districts. The voice of support from any sub-districts to the couple Rahudman Eldin is represented the citizens of Medan City. Strong support for the couple Rahudman and Eldin, derived from many ethnic Including with the label of Islam. It has been made this pair relatively can be accepted by the citizens of Medan city. While the couple Sopyan Tan and Nelly somewhat difficult, to get support from people because the figure of SopyanTan and Nelly did not get fully support from the citizens of Medan city, especially from Moslem people.
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2nd International Conference on Social and Political Development (ICOSOP 2017)
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Advances in Social Science, Education and Humanities Research
Publication Date
December 2017
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978-94-6252-477-4
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2352-5398
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