Yogyakarta, Bantul – March 2, 2019 at the UMY Social Sciences Meeting Room, Faculty of Social and Political Sciences (FISIPOL) Research team from the Government Science Study Program, which also synergized with the Institute for Research, Publication & Community Service (LP3M) Muhammadiyah University of Yogyakarta (UMY ) establish cooperation with the Election Supervisory Agency (Bawaslu)

The discussion of the collaboration was attended by Dr. Titin Purwaningsih., S.IP., M.Sc., as Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences of UMY because the big theme of this collaboration was community service, the involvement of UMY’s Research, Publication, and Community Service Institution (LP3M) became very important. Dr. Ir. Gatot Supangkat,. M.P as the head of LP3M also attended the opportunity and was accompanied also by the chairman of the Division of Service and Service Dr. Adhianty Nurjanah, S.Sos., M.Sc. Research Division Dr. Dyah Mutiarin, M.Sc and also the Student Service Division Dr. Aris Slamet Widodo, S.P, M.Sc. As well as representatives of the Research Team from the Sakir Government Science Study Program. S.IP., M.IP

The existing cooperation is one form of the MoU Follow-Up Plan between the University of Muhammadiyah Yogyakarta and Bawaslu. The cooperation that is built in addition to maintaining existence as well as a means of strengthening relations between the two parties,

This time the Research Team from the Government Science Study Program had the opportunity to participate in filling out existing collaborative activities. One of them is conducting Research and Community Service on Participatory Election Supervision in 2019.

The closest activity that has been scheduled together is the debriefing of Field Supervisors (DPL) or lecturers who will guide Students to conduct Real Work Lectures (KKN). The debriefing that will be conducted will discuss the Election Supervision Implementation in 2019. It is hoped that later students who are implementing KKN can participate optimally in the General Election.