Indonesia’s incumbent President Joko Widodo and his running mate Ma’ruf Amin won a second term. Photo: EPA-EFE
Karim Raslan
Opinion

Opinion

Ceritalah by Karim Raslan

Modi, Duterte, Widodo have something in common – and it’s not just winning elections

  • Incumbency, economics, charismatic leaders and identity politics all shaped Asia’s tumultuous election season
  • Ultimately, the lesson for opposition parties may be that there is no short cut to power

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Indonesia’s incumbent President Joko Widodo and his running mate Ma’ruf Amin won a second term. Photo: EPA-EFE
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