THE PROBLEMS OF SETTLEMENT OF GENERAL ELECTION CRIMES IN INDONESIA
Keywords:General Elections, elected power, Constitutional Court
General Elections (Elections) as one of the mechanisms for the succession of elected power in Indonesia. There are often disputes over election results. Ideally, the resolution of disputes over election results reflects justice. The purpose of this study is to describe election crimes in Indonesia, examine the settlement of election crimes based on people's sovereignty, and examine the obstacles in resolving election crimes based on people's sovereignty. This research is literature research, using secondary data, and a normative approach, the data is analyzed qualitatively. The results of this study indicate that the general election is colored by many disputes in Indonesia. The handling of election crimes must be carried out transparently. The settlement of criminal acts of general election involves several institutions. Disputes over election results are settled in the Constitutional Court. The Constitutional Court will assess the substance of the implementation of the General Election. Constitutional Court decisions are binding and final. Election laws and regulations, police officers, and election participants all contribute to electoral criminal law enforcement's ineffectiveness.