JAKARTA, NNC - The electability rate of former Commander of Indonesian Armed Forces (TNI) Gatot Nurmantyo if paired with Agus Harimurti Yudhoyono or AHY is very high if both are running in the 2019 Presidential Election.
This was revealed by Executive Director of the NKRI Institute Agung Mattauch when announcing the results of opinion polls in Jakarta on Saturday (3/24/2018).
"If paired with Agus Harimurti Yudhoyono, then the Gatot-AHY pair is able to outperform other couples by 26.7 percent," said Agung.
Meanwhile, if Gatot is paired with Gerindra Party Chairman Prabowo Subianto, the electability of both is 12.7 percent. Meanwhile, if Gatot is paired with Joko "Jokowi" Widodo then both achieve 11.3 percent votes.
Agung added that the respondents assessed Gatot is very suitable to be a companion for Jokowi, although they look like the opposite of each other.
"This shows in the upcoming 2019 Presidential Election Gatot is like a beautiful girl who will be admired by many men," he added.
The survey conducted from February 23 to March 23, 2018, continued Agung, involved 150 respondents from civil servants, private sector, informal sector, students, and housewives in the Greater Jakarta area.
According to Agung, Gatot is considered to have a strong character 52 percent, has a state attitude 39.3 percent, and no moral defect 6.7 percent. Gatot is rated firm 48.6 percent, has integrity 27.3 percent, and able to protect the community 15.3 percent.
Finally, said Agung, many respondents wanted military or police figures 37.3 percent, combination of military-civilian 29.3 percent, and either military or civilians figures 22.6 percent.