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Why Jokowi lost provinces, won others in 2019 election

  • Kharishar Kahfi and Syofiardi Bachyul

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta and Padang   /   Wed, April 24, 2019   /  07:58 pm
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Incumbent President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo(Shutterstock/zombiu26)

While most reputable pollsters show that Joko “Jokowi” Widodo is likely to win the 2019 presidential election, their early vote count results reveal that the incumbent is likely to suffer heavy losses in several provinces, but gain significant support in others. According to quick counts by several pollsters, including by the Centre for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) and Cyrus Network, Jokowi and his running mate, Ma’ruf Amin, had 54 to 56 percent of the vote against contender Prabowo Subianto and Sandiaga Uno’s 44 to 46 percent. !function(){"use strict";window.addEventListener("message",function(a){if(void 0!==a.data["datawrapper-height"])for(var e in a.data["datawrapper-height"]){var t=document.getElementById("datawrapper-chart-"+e)||document.querySelector("iframe[src*='"+e+"']");t&&(t.style.height=a.data["datawrapper-height"][e]+"px")}})}(); ...