Supporters shout and gesture during a campaign rally for Prabowo Subianto. Photo: Bloomberg

Indonesia elections: political parties react to allegations of vote stuffing

  • On Thursday, as many as 50,000 ballots marked in favour of President Joko Widodo and an electoral ally were discovered in Malaysia
  • His supporters have dismissed the scandal as a smear campaign, but the opposition candidate’s camp say it proves the vote is rigged
Topic |   Indonesia

TOP PICKS

Supporters shout and gesture during a campaign rally for Prabowo Subianto. Photo: Bloomberg
READ FULL ARTICLE
Indonesia’s presidential candidates Joko Widodo (left) and Prabowo Subianto. Photo: EPA

Indonesia election: 50,000 votes for Joko Widodo and ally found in diplomatic bags in Malaysia

  • Discovery of marked ballots ahead of overseas voting on Sunday casts a shadow over next week’s general election
  • A complaint was lodged by a campaign team member of the opposition candidate Prabowo Subianto, says elections committee
Topic |   Asia elections

TOP PICKS

Indonesia’s presidential candidates Joko Widodo (left) and Prabowo Subianto. Photo: EPA
READ FULL ARTICLE