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Indonesia's Widodo Appears Set For Election Win
According to a report by Reuters, Indonesian President Joko Widodo appeared set for a second term as “quick count” results from Wednesday’s election rolled in, however his challenger has made claims that he won the popular vote.
Data from private pollsters based on counts of vote samples show Widodo winning by about 54 percent, with a lead of between 7.1 and 11.6 percentage points over his opponent, former general Prabowo Subianto.
Rioters stormed the streets of Jakarta, Indonesia, on May 23, in protest of President Joko Widodo’s May 21 election win against opposition candidate Prabowo Subianto. Widodo took 55.5 per cent of the..
Indonesia has introduced curbs on social media in a bid to prevent the spread of hoaxes, some calling for violent post-election attacks, and quell two days of protests in the capital. Francesca Lynagh..