The simultaneous regional head elections in 2020 on 9 December will be followed by 6 regencies / cities in Bali, namely Denpasar, Badung, Jembrana, Karangasem, Bangli and Tabanan. Of the 6 regions, the incumbents in 2 regencies, namely Badung and Karangasem, were recorded as returning as candidates for regional head and deputy regional head.
Because they have to take leave during the campaign period, it is necessary to appoint a Provisional Officer in Badung and Karangasem. “The governor of Bali will propose 3 names for candidates for the acting regent in the 2 regencies,” said the Head of the Regional Secretariat for Regional Administration and Autonomy of Bali Province, I Ketut Sukra Negara, Sunday (6/9).
In this case, continued Sukra Negara, 3 names will be proposed as candidates for the Acting Regent of Badung and 3 names for candidates for the Temporary Acting Regent of Karangasem. The names that will later be submitted come from the Primary High Leadership Position within the Bali provincial government.
“On Tuesday, the governor will step down, we will continue to submit it to the Ministry of Home Affairs,” he explained.
According to Sukra Negara, the Acting Regent of Badung and the Acting Regent of Karangasem are scheduled to be confirmed on 26 September. Namely, at the same time as the start of the campaign period for regional head and deputy regional head candidates in the 2020 Pilkada simultaneously.