Jakarta, IO – In the run-up to the 2024 elections, the General Election Commission (KPU) launched the election mascot and jingle in Ancol, North Jakarta, Friday (2/12).
The mascot is a pair of Balinese starlings named “Sura” and “Sulu.” Sura is an acronym for “voice of the people,” while Sulu “voice of the election.” Both birds are depicted holding nails and holding up fingers dipped in purple ink.
“That signifies that both of them have exercised their voting rights,” said KPU chairman Hasyim Asyari, reported Metrotvnews, Saturday (3/12).
Meanwhile, the jingle is called “Voting for Indonesia” and is sung by pop rock band Cokelat. The lyrics appeal for the Indonesian people to go to the polling booth on February 14, 2024. (un)