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Jokowi-Ahok victory trumps race, religion

  • Andreas D. Arditya and Novia D. Rulistia

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Fri, September 21 2012 | 10:15 am
Jokowi-Ahok victory trumps race, religion

PREMIUM Lil’ voter: A boy casts a ballot for his mother at a polling station at Pluit, North Jakarta, on Thursday. Pollsters are reporting that Joko “Jokowi” Widodo won the gubernatorial runoff by a margin of about 10 percent. (JP/Ricky Yudhistira)The victory of Joko “Jokowi” Widodo and his Chinese-Christian running mate, Basuki “Ahok” Tjahaja Purnama, in the gubernatorial runoff, is, if any...