Date established: 9 September 2001
Initiator: Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono
Figure founders: 99 people of them; Vince Rumangkang, Prof.Dr Budhi Santoso, Prof.Dr Irzan Tandjung, Adhiyaksa Dault, Sutan Bhatoegana.
Party symbol: Stars red triangle with a white background, blue and purple flag
General Chairman: Hadi Utomo
Secretary General: Marzuki Alie
Address: Office DPP Democrat, Jl. No youth. 712 Jakarta 13220, Tel. 62 21 4755146 Fax. 62 21 4757957
Democratic Party was established following a defeat Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono in the selection of candidates for vice president in the General Assembly MPR 2001. SBY to be appointed after the Coordinating Minister for Politics and Security to gather some friends to establish a new party as a vehicle standard political career soon.
Initially the team built Democratic Party is comprised of only 6 people, but later grew to 10 people and at the time of color, 9 September 2001, a team official color of 99 people. Number have chosen because of where the SBY born on 9 months 9 (September) as well.
In elections in 2004, SBY has become a popular figure in the middle of the community. Public sympathy to him after he was growing polemic involved with the Taufik Kiemas, the husband was president, Megawati Soekarnoputri. Taufik insult her that she ‘a general sloppy’ vessel was making support for SBY. SBY own polemic not long after, the ministers selected backwards as PD and concentrate on raising general election in 2004.
VISION & MISSION:
Democrat with the wider community have a role to realize the desire noble people of Indonesia in order to achieve enlightenment in the life of a national independent, unified, sovereign and prosperous justice, uphold the spirit Nationalism, humanism and internationalism, on the basis of piety to the Lord that very One in a new world order of peace , democratic and prosperous.
1. Provide a clear line that the party work optimally with a significant role in the development process throughout Indonesia spirited by the new spirit of reform and renewal in all areas of social life, nationality and the formation of the statesman as declared by all combatants, the founder of independence fuse Proclamation the establishment of the Republic of Indonesia to the point of efforts to realize peace, democracy (Kedaulatan people) and wealth.
2. Forward the struggle of the nation with the spirit of nationalism in the new and revised strategy to continue development as the object of national history that the Democratic party’s presence is to continue the struggle of generations of previous-generation has been active throughout the history of the struggle of Indonesia, against the imperialist grab since Independence, to formulate the 1945 Constitution and Pancasila, filling independence on an ongoing basis to enter the era of reform.
3. Maintain equality of rights and duties without discrimination Citizen race, religion, race and class in order to create a civil society (civil society) that a strong, local autonomy and the establishment of broad representation on the structure of people’s sovereignty institution representatives and permusyawaratan.
PENCAPAIAN PRIOR TO PEMILU:
2004 = 8,455,225 votes or 7.46% (57 seats in the House of Representatives)
SITE PARPOL: www.demokrat.or.id