23 September 2004
MPR down, college of cardinals and US electoral college still kicking
Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono is the first president of Indonesia elected by popular vote. Until now, Indonesian presidents had been named by the MPR, an electoral college in which legislators were joined by army delegates and presidential appointees. That leaves the Vatican and the United States as the only countries that elect their rulers in an electoral college.
Posted by Alan at 3:50:00 am