He went on to say that LSI had reached such a conclusion following a recent survey on regional elections involving respondents in several parts of the country.However, he did not disclose the research method or details regarding the survey respondents.Read also: Majority of public wants regional elections delayed: SurveysAccording to Djayadi, this year’s estimation fell short of the 73.42 percent voter turnout in the 2018 regional elections.Furthermore, the study also found that access to online campaigning was still limited to people who could afford a stable internet connection, leaving the less fortunate demographic with little to no information regarding the candidates.Djayadi said he hoped that election organizers would impose strict health protocols at polling stations to prevent COVID-19 contagion among voters.“I’m concerned that voters may become COVID-19 superspreaders,” he said. (rfa)Topics : Voter turnout in the upcoming regional elections may decrease 20 to 60 percent amid coronavirus concerns, the Indonesian Survey Institute (LSI) said.LSI executive director Djayadi Hanan said many voters were likely to be hesitant to visit the polling stations in their respective communities on Dec. 9 due to the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak in the country.“Let’s say around 20 to 46 percent of the public are hesitant or less likely to visit polling stations, this [indicates] a potential for reduced participation,” Djayadi said during an online forum on Saturday as quoted by kompas.com.
The home at 20 Page Close, Cashmere, is on the market.ENJOY peaceful living in this family home on a 1250sq m block with bushland at the back and a koala corridor at the front. The home at 20 Page Close, Cashmere has four bedrooms, two bathrooms and plenty of yard space. Marketing agent Mark Rumsey of David Deane Real Estate Strathpine said the home was in a quiet street in a sought-after estate. “Completed only three years ago, the home has been tastefully appointed with modern fixtures and finishes, and is ideally positioned in a quiet, leafy cul-de-sac,” he said. The home is on a 1250sq m block.The home has an open-plan living, dining and kitchen area that opens through sliding doors to the back patio. The kitchen has stone benchtops, dishwasher and 900mm stainless-steel electric oven with gas cooktop. More from newsLand grab sees 12 Sandstone Lakes homesites sell in a week21 Jun 2020Tropical haven walking distance from the surf9 Oct 2019The master bedroom has an ensuite and walk-in robe, and all the bedrooms are generous in size. There is a separate rumpus room that the current owners use as a dedicated media room, but could also be a formal lounge. The kitchen has an island bench and plenty of cupboards.The home has quality tiles and carpet throughout, security doors and screens, NBN installed, a big laundry with extra storage and insulation. Outside there is a large garden shed, 3000-litre water tank, side access and space to park a caravan or boat. There is also a double lockup garage and the property has been landscaped. The open plan living area opens to the outdoor entertaining area.The current owners said the home had a rural feel with all the convenience of a suburban location. They said they would miss the quiet, peaceful area and the lovely neighbourhood.“Boasting an impressive list of features, this home truly has to be seen to be appreciated,” Mr Rumsey said.The home is on the market for offers over $689,000.
THE United States exploded for all the goals in the second half to earn a 5-0 win over Jamaica in the 2017 CONCACAF Under-17 football Championship opener on Sunday at the Estadio Maracana.The result provisionally moved the Americans into first place in Group C, with two-time defending champions Mexico and El Salvador scheduled to square off later in the day.After an entertaining – but scoreless – first half, the U.S. went ahead 1-0 in the 53rd minute, when Chris Durkin headed in from the edge of the six-yard box off George Acosta’s left-sided corner kick.From that point on, it became the Ayo Akinola show. The 17-year-old Toronto FC product assisted on Tim Weah’s goal in the 77th minute to make it 2-0 and then struck for a brace, netting in the 88th minute and from distance spectacularly in the second minute of stoppage time.The outstanding Josh Sargent assisted on Akinola’s first goal and extended the advantage to 3-0 himself in the 87th minute.Both sides return to action tomorrow as Jamaica will look to bounce back against El Salvador, followed by a meeting between Mexico and the USA. (Sportsmax)