"It will be held on March 23, 2020," the committee's deputy chair Basri Baco said here on Wednesday, March 4, 2020.
According to him, the document of the two deputy governor candidates have been received by Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan. In the near future, the Jakarta leader will submit the document to the Jakarta Regional Legislative Council.
" We will study and verify the document," the local politician stated.
After verifying the document, the committe will interview the two candidates. Endorsed by Great Indonesia Movement (Gerindra) Party and Prosperous Justice Party (PKS), the two candidates are Gerindra politician Ahmad Riza Patria and PKS politician Nurmansjah Lubis.
Previous Jakarta Deputy Governor Sandiaga Uno stepped down from the position prior to the beginning of the 2019 presidential election campaign. He was named as the running mate of Gerindra Party chairman Prabowo Subianto.