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Indonesia’s PDI-P Says That It Will Seek Election Investigation

Indonesia’s PDI-P Says That It Will Seek Election Investigation

By Sebastian Strangio
A senior party official says that the election, which was won decisively by Defense Minister Prabowo Subianto, was tainted by “abuse of power."

Indonesian Presidential Contenders Call for Parliamentary Probe Into Election

Indonesian Presidential Contenders Call for Parliamentary Probe Into Election

By Sebastian Strangio
Anies Baswedan and Ganjar Pranowo have both expressed concerns that last week's election was tainted by fraud and abuses of power.
Defense Minister Prabowo Holds Strong Lead in Early Counts of Indonesia’s Presidential Race

Defense Minister Prabowo Holds Strong Lead in Early Counts of Indonesia’s Presidential Race

By Niniek Karmini and Edna Tarigan
The unofficial quick count results have the former general on track to avoid a run-off in the three-way race for president.

Indonesian Presidential Candidates End Campaign With Huge Rallies

Indonesian Presidential Candidates End Campaign With Huge Rallies

By Sebastian Strangio
On Saturday, tens of thousands of supporters attended rallies in Jakarta and Central Java to mark the end of the official campaign period.

What Indonesia’s Presidential Election Means for the World

What Indonesia’s Presidential Election Means for the World

By Parker Novak
Indonesia’s upcoming election presents an inflection point for the world’s third-largest democracy.

Indonesia’s Presidential Hopefuls Woo Young Voters With Social Media, K-Pop

Indonesia’s Presidential Hopefuls Woo Young Voters With Social Media, K-Pop

By Edna Tarigan
Around 205 million Indonesians are eligible to vote on February 14, more than half of them under the age of 43.

East Java Looms as Key Battleground in Indonesian Presidential Contest

East Java Looms as Key Battleground in Indonesian Presidential Contest

By Joseph Rachman
The country's second-most populous province is also a stronghold of the country's largest and most influential Islamic organization, Nahdlatul Ulama.
The Maritime Implications of Indonesia’s Presidential Election

The Maritime Implications of Indonesia’s Presidential Election

By John Bradford and Waffaa Kharisma
Maritime affairs have not been a major campaign issue, but the three candidates' policies could have far-reaching implications on Indonesian security.

Is Indonesia’s Largest Islamic Organization Compromising Its Political Neutrality?

Is Indonesia’s Largest Islamic Organization Compromising Its Political Neutrality?

By Virdika Rizky Utama
Leading members of Nahdlatul Ulama have become actively involved in the campaigning for next month's election, straining the group's traditional impartiality.

Prabowo’s Lead Holds Steady in Latest Indonesia Election Poll

Prabowo’s Lead Holds Steady in Latest Indonesia Election Poll

By Sebastian Strangio
Support for former Jakarta governor Anies Baswedan is building, setting up a potentially interesting run-off election in June.

Where Does Anies Baswedan Stand on Indonesia’s Foreign Policy?

Where Does Anies Baswedan Stand on Indonesia’s Foreign Policy?

By Noto Suoneto
Of the three Indonesian presidential candidates, the former Jakarta governor has promised the largest break with President Joko Widodo's approach.
Where Indonesia’s Presidential Candidates Stand On the New Capital Project

Where Indonesia’s Presidential Candidates Stand On the New Capital Project

By Isti Marta Sukma
President Joko Widodo's new capital is struggling to attract foreign investors. Will it survive beyond next year's election?

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