The Importance of Maintaining the Vote of Millennials for Political Parliaments Pass the Parliamentary Threshold in 2024 Election
Based on data from the General Elections Commission (KPU), the number of millennial voters reached 70 million–80 million out of 193 million voters. This means that around 35-40 percent have a major influence on the election results and determine which political parties pass the future Parliamentary Threshold (PT). The general activity carried out by the millennial generation is 88.5% on social media; therefore, for parpors who want to pass PT must master the voice of the millennial generation on social media. While the PT itself is regulated in Law Number 7 of 2017 concerning Elections, Article 414 paragraph (1): "Political Parties Contesting in the Election must meet the threshold for obtaining votes of at least 4% (four percent) of the total number of valid votes nationally to be included in the election determining the acquisition of seats for members of the DPR. Ahead of the 2024 election, February 14, 2024, political parties that want to pass the PT must work hard to campaign nationally on social media because the competition for political parties is getting tougher, the number of political parties from the 2019 election that registered with the KPU is 27 political parties, which have been verified by the KPU, there are 14 political parties. Meanwhile, only 9 political parties passed (PDIP: 12.57%, P.Golkar: 12.31%, PKB: 9.69%, NASDEM: 9.08%, PKS: 8.21%, P.Democrat 7, 77%, PAN: 6.84%, PPP: 4.54%), plus the emergence of 10 (ten) new political parties, namely: 1. Prosperous People's Party (Prima), 2. People's Wave Party (Gelora), 3. Ummat, 4. Masyumi Party or the Indonesian Muslim Shura Council Party, 5. The Golden Prosperous Community Era Party, 6. Small and Medium Enterprises Party, 7. The Bright Indonesia Party abbreviated as Pinter, 8. The Indonesian Sovereign State Party is often abbreviated as Pandai, 9. Nusantara Party, 10. Indonesian Peace Party (PID). So that all political parties must have a strategy to control millennial voices: Political parties do not only sell imagery, political parties must show concrete programs for the public interest; what millennials like is how good ideas of life are, how are all their interests, aspirations, about the future of Indonesia, can live side by side with diversity and good tolerance that is safe and prosperous. So far, politics has been presented with issues of money politics, bribery, KKN, etc. Politics must be able to realize justice and welfare for the people, that must be educated for the millennial generation.