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Editorial: Election fiasco

  • The Jakarta Post

| Mon, May 11 2009 | 09:44 am

PREMIUM The final official tally of the April 9 parliamentary elections was very much as widely predicted. The Democratic Party (PD) topped, followed by two other centrist parties, Golkar and the PDI-P. Nine political parties in all will take up the 560 seats at the House of Representatives while 29 others were eliminated. The only surprise – shocking is more apt – to come out of the late Satu...