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An Indonesian man casts his votes in Indonesia’s general elections, Wednesday April 17, 2019. Ali Lutfi/EPA

Biggest winners and losers in Indonesia’s legislative elections

The ruling PDI-P, while leading the polls, did not experience a significant surge.
Founded by former presenter Grace Natalie, PSI is also known as a new party that specifically targets the minority votes. Courtesy of PSI/@psi_id

One party’s lonely battle for minority voices in Indonesia

A new political party called Indonesian Solidarity Party, or PSI, brings new hope for the marginalised people by raising minority issues in its campaign
President Joko Widodo (second right) and his vice-presidential running mate, Ma'ruf Amin (right), and their rivals, presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto (second left) and running mate Sandiaga Uno, pose with the electoral numbers that will represent them in next year’s presidential election, during a draw at the General Election Commission office in Jakarta in September. Bagus Indahono/EPA

Incumbent Jokowi versus Prabowo – who will win Indonesia’s presidential election?

Incumbent President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo may have won hearts among potential voters by building roads, airports and ports, but his opponents can still bring him down with other issues.
Sandiaga Uno (left) will compete with Ma'ruf Amin for vice presidential seat in the 2010 election. Wikimedia commons, edited by Triasa/The Conversation

Political compromise behind Indonesia’s vice presidential nominees: experts respond

We asked experts to explain what’s behind the last minute decisions for vice presidential candidates in the next election.

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