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Election defeat a bitter pill to swallow

  • The Jakarta Post

JAKARTA | Mon, April 13 2009 | 10:02 am

PREMIUM Election quick count results are globally considered a proven and accurate method for forecasting the outcome of democratic elections.   In some cases quick counts have exposed plots to manipulate the elections such as in the Philippines in 1986 and Yugoslavia in 2000. But many involved in Indonesia’s legislative elections last Thursday, particularly the parties declared the losers,...