The 2004 Indonesian Presidential Election: An Assessment
Recorded on September 24, 2004
Location: The Heritage Foundation's Van Andel Center
Indonesians went back to the polls on September 20 to
choose their first directly elected President. Former Chief
Security Minister Yudhoyono defeated current Indonesia
President Megawati in the election to determine who will lead one
of the world's most populous nations.
Please join us to hear five prominent Indonesian experts, led by
former Indonesian Foreign Minister Ali Alatas, explain the results
of this historic election and the implications for the future of
democracy in Indonesia and relations with the United States.