2017 Jakarta Election And Indonesia’s Democracy – Jakarta’s Contentious Election: What Anies Baswedan’s Victory Means – Analysis
Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono
Friday, 21 April 2017 () Jakarta’s 2017 Gubernatorial Election is Indonesia’s most discussed political event so far. Marked by tacit competition between oligarchs and the mobilisation of religion-related issues to capture votes, the victory of Anies Baswedan to unseat Ahok as governor has raised questions about the prospects in the 2019 presidential...
On Wednesday evening, hours after early counting revealed his electoral victory, the new governor of Jakarta, Anies Baswedan, celebrated his victory at Istiqlal, the Indonesian capital’s biggest mosque
Alexander R Arifianto, Nanyang Technological University
The long, divisive campaign for governorship of Indonesia’s capital city Jakarta is finally over,... Huffington Post - WorldAlso reported by •VOA News