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Wide vote gap surprises Anies, Ahok camps

  • Fachrul Sidiq

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Fri, April 21 2017 | 12:36 am

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In what could be perceived as a surprising result in the Jakarta gubernatorial election, challengers Anies Baswedan and running mate Sandiaga Uno won the race with a significant margin against incumbent Basuki “Ahok” Tjahaja Purnama and his deputy Djarot Saiful Hidayat.

A quick count carried out by Kompas showed that Anies garnered 58 percent of the vote, while the incumbent trailed wit...

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