Supporters of Indonesian presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto shout slogans during a rally outside the Elections Supervisory Agency in Jakarta. Photo: EPA-EFE

1 million will march against Indonesia presidential poll result, say opposition groups, but others doubtful

  • President Joko Widodo clinched victory with a 10 percentage point lead when the final count was released early on Tuesday
  • But challenger Prabowo Subianto is claiming ‘massive cheating and irregularities’, and supporters are calling for a ‘people power’ movement
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Supporters of Indonesian presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto shout slogans during a rally outside the Elections Supervisory Agency in Jakarta. Photo: EPA-EFE
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Joko Widodo speaks during a campaign rally in Jakarta in April. Photo: Reuters

Indonesia’s Joko Widodo wins second term as president, as elections commission releases final tally early amid fears of unrest

  • Widodo and running mate Ma’ruf Amin won by 55.5 per cent to 44.5 per cent margin over Prabowo Subianto and Sandiaga Uno
  • Commission was expected to announce official results on Wednesday but released them a day early, with little advance notice
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Joko Widodo speaks during a campaign rally in Jakarta in April. Photo: Reuters
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