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Yenny chooses not to run in East Java race

  • Nurul Fitri Ramadhani and Wahyoe Boediwardhana

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta/Surabaya | Thu, January 4 2018 | 12:18 am

PREMIUM The Gerindra Party is looking for candidates for the East Java gubernatorial election after it failed to secure as its nominee Yenny Wahid, the daughter of former president and Nahdlatul Ulama (NU) leader Abudurrahman “Gus Dur” Wahid.

Yenny was seen by many a strong candidate that would have been able to put up a good fight in the race in the province, which is known as an NU stronghold...