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Prabowo decries ‘vote stealing’

  • Ghina Ghaliya

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Sat, June 15 2019   /  12:35 am
National question: The Constitutional Court holds the opening hearing of the legal challenge to the presidential election result in Jakarta on Friday. Presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto is challenging the General Elections Commission’s (KPU) vote count, which put incumbent President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo as the winner of the April 17 poll. (JP/Donny Fernando)(KPU) vote count, which put incumbent President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo as the winner of the April 17 poll. (JP/Donny Fernando)

National question: The Constitutional Court holds the opening hearing of the legal challenge to the presidential election result in Jakarta on Friday. Presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto is challenging the General Elections Commission’s (KPU) vote count, which put incumbent President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo as the winner of the April 17 poll. (JP/Donny Fernando)The Constitutional Court began on Friday to hear a lawsuit challenging the presidential election result that has granted victory to President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo.Bambang Widjojanto, the chief lawyer of the challenger duo of Prabowo Subianto and Sandiaga Uno, the plaintiff in the case, said Prabowo demanded that the incumbent’s ticket be disqualified for “systematic, structured and massive fraud” during the campaign period and election process.The camp also demanded revoting in 12 provinces, including Central Java...