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Indonesia: Ex-general rejects loss to Joko Widodo

19-Apr-2019

Unofficial results from the presidential polls place Indonesia's Joko Widodo well ahead of his rival, former-general Prabowo Subianto.

Indonesian President Joko Widodo is projected to keep his post according to the unofficial resultsfrom Wednesday's vote, which gave him an advantage of between 7.1 and 11.6% over former military commander Prabowo Subianto. "We will not use illegal tactics because we have won," Subianto said, pledging to be "the president of all Indonesians."

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Source: DW

Indonesia celebrates as President Widodo heads towards victory

Friday 09:00 GMT

After a politically charged campaign season, Indonesia has pulled off one of the world's most complicated democratic exercises.

This election officer explains the rules and shows a ballot for a regional governor to officials at a polling station in West Java.

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Source: DW

Indonesia celebrates as President Widodo heads towards victory

Friday 09:00 GMT

After a politically charged campaign season, Indonesia has pulled off one of the world's most complicated democratic exercises.

This election officer explains the rules and shows a ballot for a regional governor to officials at a polling station in West Java.

3 Articles
Source: Global News

Indonesia president declares election victory — but his rival does too

Friday 11:47 GMT

Indonesian President Joko Widodo on Thursday declared victory in a presidential election to lead the world’s third-largest democracy but his challenger also claimed he had won and complained of widespread cheating.

Unofficial results from private pollsters based on vote samples from Wednesday’s election pointed to a comfortable win for Widodo, with about 55 per cent of the popular vote, giving him a lead of almost 10 percentage points over his rival, former general Prabowo Subianto.


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