JAKARTA, KOMPAS.com – Members of the Assembly Syuro PKS, Tifatul Sembiring, stated, his party would prefer to break the partnership with the Gerindra Party if no cadre is selected to be a vice presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto.
He said that currently there are many parties who want his cadre to be vice presidential candidate Gerindra Chairman.
Among these are the PAN who handed the Chairman of Zulkifli Hasan and Democrats who proposed Agus Harimurti Yudhoyono.
“It’s not negotiable, the vice president must be from PKS,” said Tifatul at Parliament Complex, Senayan, “We are not going to be cheerful in this presidential election. , Jakarta, Tuesday (07/10/2010).
Therefore, the PKS opens a coalition option with other parties, such as Democrats, to pass the vice-presidential option from their party.
Moreover, Tifatul said, the 2019 election took place simultaneously between presidential and pileg so that party cadres are needed as a candidate or vice president to increase party election in the legislature.
Although Gerindra raises the option of Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan as vice president of Prabowo, Tifatul is optimistic the PKS cadres are still selected.
He stated, so far PKS is still optimistic can berkoalisi with Gerindra although not yet reached the intersection until now.
“PAN has also been given an opportunity, 2014 they vice presidential candidate, Prabowo, but the faithful until here PKS,” he continued.
PKS proposes nine of its cadres as vice-president for Prabowo. Also read: Different Attitudes about Capres, Gerindra-PKS Coalition Can Break The nine PKS cadres are the Governor of West Java from PKS Ahmad Heryawan, Vice Chairman of the Syuro Council of PKS Hidayat Nur Wahid, former President of PKS Anis Matta, West Sumatra Governor Irwan Prayitno, President of PKS Mohamad Sohibul Iman, Chairman of Majelis Syuro PKS Salim Segaf Al Jufrie, former President of PKS Tifatul Sembiring, Chairman of DPS PKS Al Muzammil Yusuf, and Chairman of DPP PKS Mardani Ali Sera.
Gerindra and PKS are not enough to carry their own vice-presidential candidates. However, the coalition is both enough to register candidates to the KPU. In the 2014 Presidential Election, PKS is ready to support Prabowo Subianto even though the vice president is not his cadre. At that time, Prabowo paired with Hatta Rajasa.