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Polling Results Show Widodo Leading Indonesia Election

Voice of America
17 Apr 2019, 22:06 GMT+10

Polling groups said Wednesday that Indonesian President Joko Widodo is ahead in the countrys presidential election.

The so-called quick counts based on data collected at polling stations showed Widodo about 10 percentage points ahead of challenger Prabowo Subianto.

Indonesia's Election Commission is expected to release the official results next month.

About 193 million people were eligible to take part in Wednesdays voting, which also included elections for the legislature in the worlds most populous Muslim-majority country.

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