whatwonderfullworld.com – The Millennial Society Research Institute (LPMM) conducted field research on millennials with various educational and occupational backgrounds to find out their point of view ahead of the celebration of democracy in 2024.
This study uses quantitative methods that are used to obtain data that occurred in the past or present, about beliefs, opinions, behavioral characteristics, variable relationships and to test several hypotheses about sociological and psychological variables from samples taken from certain populations.
The sample taken is 1,962 from the total population of the millennial generation whose existence is spread across 34 provinces, the results of this survey have margin of error +/- 2.23 percent with a 95 percent confidence level. The research started from 3 – 19 January 2022, the sampling technique used was the multistage random sampling method. Data collection techniques by observation (interviews or questionnaires).
The results of the study also found the view of the millennial generation that in the middle of this political year, as many as 87.8 percent of the millennial generation wanted a ‘modern day’ leader. A leader who can fully understand the wishes of the people. Fulfilling the rights of the marginalized also did not go unnoticed. Because he is well aware that minority groups like to be neglected.
“A total of 85.8 percent of the millennial generation want a president/leader who keeps promises and sincerely works to serve the people, and not sweet promises. They need proof, where Indonesia’s development has not been evenly distributed, only in cities,” said the Executive Director of LPMM, Alamsyah Wijaya in his statement, Tuesday (25/1/2022).
The results of the research on the political preferences of the millennial generation were found that only 47.9 knew the names of the political parties (parties) participating in the election and as many as 52.1 percent did not really know.
Meanwhile, said Alamsyah, when asked a question without using a questionnaire with the question which political party would be chosen if the general election were held today, the millennial generation’s answer would be to vote for the Golkar Party as much as 14.4 percent, PDI-P 13.9 percent, Gerindra 12, 7 percent, the Democratic Party 6.4 percent, and PKS 5.2 percent.
Meanwhile, PKB 4.2 percent, Nasdem 3.3 percent, PAN 2.2 percent, PPP 1.8 percent, PRIMA 1.7 percent, Perindo 1.4 percent, PSI 0.4 percent, Hanura 0.4 percent and other parties below 0.4 percent, and did not answer 29.6 percent,” explained Alamsyah.
Then, continued Alamsyah, when asked to make choices for political parties using a questionnaire with the names of the political parties that would be chosen if the election was held today, the result of the millennial generation’s choice for the Golkar Party was 15.7 percent. In second place Gerindra 14.7 percent, PDI-P 14.3 percent, Democratic Party 9.7 percent, PKS 7.3 percent, PKB 4.7 percent, Nasdem 4.3 percent, PAN 2.8 percent, PPP 1, 8 percent, PRIMA 1.8 percent, Perindo 1.5 percent, Garuda 1.0 percent, PSI 0.7 percent.
Then, the Gelora Party 0.6 percent, Hanura 0.5 percent, PBB, 0.4 percent, Berkarya 0.3 percent, PKPI 0.2 percent.
“Other parties are below 0.4 percent and 15.9 percent did not vote,” he explained.
Furthermore, the figure chosen by the millennial generation as a presidential figure if the presidential election is held today, Airlangga Hartarto is the figure with the highest electability by the Millennial generation with 25.8 percent, Ganjar Pranowo 17.5 percent, Prabowo Subianto 7.9 percent, Gatot Nurmantyo 5 3.3 percent, Ridwan Kamil 4.6 percent, Sandiaga Uno 4.4 percent, and Agus Harimurti Yudyono 4.2 percent.
Then, Erick Thohir was 3.9 percent, Anies Baswedan 3.8 percent, Puan Maharani 2.9 percent, Muhaimin Iskandar 2.1 percent, Khofifah Indar Parawansa 1.8 percent, Tri Rismaharini 1.4 percent, and those who did not vote. as much as 14.4 percent.
“The high level of electability or electability of Airlangga Hartarto today compared to other figures because Airlangga is considered a figure who has a big vision of the Industrial Revolution 4.0,” he concluded.