Indonesia’s President Joko Widodo visiting the Kanjuruhan stadium following a fatal stampede. Constitutional rules bar Widodo, president since 2014, from running in the 2024 presidential election. Photo: AFP
Indonesia’s President Joko Widodo visiting the Kanjuruhan stadium following a fatal stampede. Constitutional rules bar Widodo, president since 2014, from running in the 2024 presidential election. Photo: AFP
Indonesia

Indonesia’s presidential election is not until 2024, but the battle for power is under way. Who’s in the race?

  • President Joko Widodo is currently constitutionally barred from a third term, leaving the door open for someone else to lead the country
  • Some linked to political dynasties, like Puan Maharani, daughter and granddaughter of ex-presidents, while others are relative outsiders

Indonesia’s President Joko Widodo visiting the Kanjuruhan stadium following a fatal stampede. Constitutional rules bar Widodo, president since 2014, from running in the 2024 presidential election. Photo: AFP
Indonesia’s President Joko Widodo visiting the Kanjuruhan stadium following a fatal stampede. Constitutional rules bar Widodo, president since 2014, from running in the 2024 presidential election. Photo: AFP
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