National Front Party

Partai Barisan Nasional
(Barnas)
ChairmanVence Rumangkang
Secretary-GeneralDadang Garnida
Founded1 October 2007
HeadquartersJakarta
IdeologyPancasila
Anti-Australian sentiment
Anti-Americanism
Ballot number06
DPR seats0
Website
partaibarisannasional.com

The National Front Party (Indonesian: Partai Barisan Nasional, Barnas) is a political party in Indonesia. It was founded by Vence Rumangkang, former member of the Democratic Party advisory board.[1][2][3]

The party contested the 2009 elections, but won only 0.7 percent of the vote, less than the 2.5 percent electoral threshold, meaning it was awarded no seats in the People's Representative Council.[4][5][6]

Regional strength

In the legislative election held on 9 April 2009, support for Barnas was higher than the party's national average in the following provinces:

Aceh 0.9%

North Sumatra 0.9%

Bengkulu 1.1%

Riau 0.7%

Jambi 1.0%

South Sumatra 1.7%

Banten 0.8%

West Kalimantan 1.4%

Central Kalimantan 0.8%

West Nusa Tenggara 0.9%

East Nusa Tenggara 1.0%

West Sulawesi 0.7%

North Sulawesi 2.2%

South Sulawesi 0.8%

South East Sulawesi 1.2%

Maluku 0.9%

North Maluku 1.3%

West Papua 1.6%

References

  1. ^ Party political advertisement by Partai Barisan Nasional in Kompas newspaper 3 September 2008 p8
  2. ^ http://www.indonesiamemilih.com/partai/view/03[permanent dead link] accessed 29 September 2008 (Indonesian)
  3. ^ Tempo magazine No. 0931/March 31-April 06, 2009, pp30-31
  4. ^ Indonesian General Election Commission website[permanent dead link] Official Election Results
  5. ^ The Jakarta Post 10 May 2009 Democratic Party controls 26% of parliamentary seats
  6. ^ Profil Partai Politik (Profile of Political Parties), Kompas newspaper 14 July 2008 pp. 38-39