Profile of Mahfud MD, Coordinating Minister for Political, Legal and Security Affairs who is Vice Presidential Candidate Ganjar News – 1 hour ago

Jakarta, CNBC Indonesia – Mohammad Mahfud Mahmodin (Mahfud MD) has officially been announced as a vice presidential candidate alongside presidential candidate Ganjar Pranowo in the 2024 Presidential and Vice Presidential General Election. The announcement was made by PDIP General Chair Megawati Soekarnoputri at an event at the PDIP DPP office on Jalan Pangeran Diponegoro, Menteng, Central Jakarta, Wednesday (18/10/2023).

During the administration of President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) and Vice President KH Ma’ruf Amin, he held the position of Coordinating Minister for Political, Legal and Security Affairs. But what is his profile?

Mahfud MD’s full name is Mohammad Mahfud Mahmodin. He was born May 13, 1957 in Sampang, Madura.

He is Muslim. He has held a number of positions, including chairman of the Constitutional Court (MK) from 2008-2013.


1. Madrasah Ibtida’iyah at Al Mardhiyyah Islamic Boarding School, Waru, Pamekasan, Madura

2. Waru Pamekasan Elementary School, Madura

3. State Religious Teacher Education (PGAN), 4 Year Junior High School, Pamekasan Madura

4. State Islamic Judge Education (PHIN), 3 Year High School, Yogyakarta

5.S1 Faculty of Law, Department of Constitutional Law, Indonesian Islamic University (UII), Yogyakarta

6.S1 Faculty of Letters and Culture (Sasdaya) Department of Arabic Literature, Gajah Mada University, Yogyakarta

7. Postgraduate Masters Program, Political Science, Gajah Mada University, Yogyakarta

8. Doctoral Program, Constitutional Law, Gajah Mada University, Yogyakarta

Career :

1. Teaching staff and Professor at the Faculty of Law, Indonesian Islamic University (UII) Yogyakarta since 1984.

2. Minister of Defense of the Republic of Indonesia (2000-2001)

3. Minister of Justice and Human Rights (2001)

4. Deputy General Chair of the Tanfidz DPP National Awakening Party (PKB) Council (2002-2005)

5. Chancellor of Kadiri Islamic University (2003-2006)

6. Member of DPR-RI Commission III (2004-2006)

7. Member of DPR-RI Commission I (2006-2007)

8. Member of DPR-RI Commission III (2007-2008)

9. Deputy Chairman of the DPR-RI Legislative Body (2007-2008)

10. Chairman of the Constitutional Court (MK) of the Republic of Indonesia 2008-2013

11. Member of the Steering Committee of the Presidential Work Unit for the Development of Pancasila Ideology (2017-2018)

12. Coordinating Minister for Political, Legal and Security Affairs of the Republic of Indonesia (2019-present)


Based on data from the 2022 State Administrator’s Wealth Report (LHKPN), Mahfud MD has assets totaling 29,546,144,177. These include:

1. Land and Buildings Rp. 12,060,316,000, spread across Sleman, Pamekasan and Jakarta.

2. Transportation equipment and machinery amounting to IDR 1,503,000,000, including motorbikes, cars such as Avanza Veloz, Vios, Camry, Alphard, and Vespa.

3. Other movable assets IDR 180,500,000

4. Cash and cash equivalents Rp. 15,802,328,117

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