Burhanuddin Muhtadi is an executive director of Indikator Politik Indonesia and director of public affairs at the Indonesian Survey Institute (LSI). He is also a lecturer in “Election and Voting Behaviour” at the Paramadina Graduate Schools and Syarif Hidayatullah State Islamic University, Jakarta. He received his PhD from the Department of Political and Social Change, Australian National University (ANU) under the Australia Awards Scholarship. His research interests are voting behavior, clientelism, social movement, political Islam, and democracy. He also published his academic papers in Asian Studies Review, Bijdragen, Bulletin of Indonesian Economic Studies (BIES), Asian Journal of Social Sciences, and the Graduate Journal of Asia-Pacific Studies.