VIVA – Democrat Party shows affection with Gerindra ahead of the registration of presidential candidates and vice presidential candidates for the 2019 presidential election. The assessment of coalition axis became one of the topics of discussion.
Elite Democrats explain the reason for the approach with Gerindra. This planned proximity continues the planned meeting between Democratic Chairman Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono and Gerindra Prabowo Subianto.
This past Sunday the Democrats have done a lot of political communication with various parties. Whether it is with the camp Prabowo Gerindra even with parties that have not declared the attitude of one of PAN. Democrats build political communications, “said Head of Legal and Democratic Legal Assistance Division, Ferdinand Hutahaean to VIVA, Monday, July 9, 2018.
He called the coalition supporters Joko Widodo refers to the condition now only determine the figure of vice president. However, the dynamics of the coalition Jokowi is considered to inhibit the Democrats who fight for his cadres like Agus Harimurti Yudhoyono to advance as vice president.
“For the Democrats, who is the vice president is crucial for a coalition or not, and for us coalition wants equal, equal and mutual respect, together we have a vision vision so we no longer get the coalition Jokowi. we are in coalition with Jokowi, “Ferdinand said.
However, unlike Prabowo Subianto’s supporting coalition that is considered open in mutual respect. According to him, in the Jokowi support coalition can be more equal in formulating the vision of the mission together.
“We may be more intense communication with Prabowo and Gerindra along with other parties that are still possible to be together,” he said.
Ferdinand also mentioned the historical factor of the relationship between Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono and Megawati Soekarnoputri being another reason. For him, the record was a big factor. Democrats did not vote for a coalition of Megawati.
“Very, that’s a big influence,” Ferdinand said.
Later, he added that currently there is almost no communication with the PDIP elite ahead of the 2019 presidential election. “Although Mr. Jokowi is still there, but it has been less intense,” he said.