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Bima Arya-Usmar win Bogor mayoral election

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    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Thu, September 19, 2013   /  07:25 pm

The General Elections Commission (KPU) Bogor announced through an open recapitulation meeting that Bima Arya Sugiarto-Usmar Hariman secured the most votes '€” 132,835 '€” in the Bogor mayoral elections.

Kompas.com reported that Ahmad Ru'€™yat and Aim Halim ticket came second with 131,080 votes, Dodi Rosadi- Untung Waryono came in  third with 67,715 votes, forth position was secured by the independent ticket of Syaiful Anwar-Muztahidin Al Ayubi, with 43,448 votes, and finally Firman Sidik Galim-Gartono, also independent candidates, secured 25,793 votes.

The popularity of Bima Arya Sugiarto, a political scholar who entered politics when he joined the National Mandate Party (PAN) several years ago, is attributed to his clean image. (apt/dic)