INSIGHT: What went (not) right in the Jakarta election
Philips J. Vermonte
Executive director of the Centre for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)
PREMIUM Jakartans had their final say after a long and exhausting election season. It is pretty much a landslide victory for Anies Baswedan, the challenger, over Basuki Tjahaja “Ahok” Purnama, the incumbent governor. Pending the official manual counting of approximately 7 million votes, quick counts and exit polls by various pollsters have established the fact that the margin ranges between...
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