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Indonesians await 'quick count' after country's biggest election

Indonesians await 'quick count' after country's biggest election
Wednesday 17
9:50 2019

Voting has ended in Indonesia's presidential and legislative elections, with tens of millions of people casting votes without any widespread hitches. Preliminary results based on so-called "quick counts"- votes publicly tallied at polling stations are expected to start rolling in within two hours. The presidential race pits incumbent Joko "Jokowi" Widodo and his running mate, Indonesian Ulama Council Chairman Ma'ruf Amin, against retired general and longtime rival Prabowo Subianto and multi-millionaire businessman Sandiaga Uno. People in two districts of Jayapura, the capital of volatile Papua province in Indonesia's east, were unable to vote after ballots and ballot boxes were not ...

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Summary: Polls close in presidential and legislative elections in a country that has more than 190 million registered to vote.

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