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Aburizal Bakrie set to chair the Golkar Party

  • Rizal Harahap and Hyginus Hardoyo

    The Jakarta Post

Pekanbaru, Riau | Thu, October 8 2009 | 11:44 am

PREMIUM Coordinating Minister for People’s Welfare Aburizal Bakrie looks set to win the Golkar Party chairmanship election after 341 of 536 branches and organizations had indicated they would elect him prior to the election session late on Wednesday.Surya Paloh gained 136 such supporters, but it was unclear how many members would vote for Hutomo “Tommy” Mandala Putra (son of former president Soehart...