Java in the 1955 elections


The strong NU and PKI votes in the two most populous provinces, East Java and Central Java, were decisive in giving those parties a powerful position in the new parliament.  Map shows parties winning 5% or more of the vote, by province. 

Further reading

Feith, Herbert, The decline of constitutional democracy in Indonesia. Ithaca NY: Cornell University Press, 1962.

Herbert Feith, The Indonesian elections of 1955. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Modern Indonesia Project, 1957.

Map number from Cribb, Historical Atlas of Indonesia (2000)


Year span

1955 - 1955