In Indonesia in the aftermath of the April elections, 496 members of the local election Commission, died during the counting of votes due to heart attacks and strokes. About it reports TV channel “360”, which refers to data of the Ministry of health of the country.
As noted, most people who were not exposed to the work of the election Commission, there were between 50 to 70 years.
The Secretary-General of the Department Oscar Pribadi told reporters that the health Ministry does not expect that these elections will lead to tragedy. “Death the election was not something we expected,” he said. According to officials, the duties of members of the Commission demanded of good health. It is likely to disappoint those who already had problems with it.
We will remind, elections in Indonesia was held on 17 April. Residents voted for President and for Vice-President. On the same day, there were national and regional parliamentary elections. About seven million people are engaged in counting of votes. It is expected that the official election results will be known next week. However, most likely, the current leader of the country Joko Widodo will retain his post.