Joko Widodo wins Indonesian presidential polls

Jakarta (Indonesia) Governor Joko Widodo has been declared the winner of the Indonesian presidential polls. He received around 53% of the total valid votes cast in the election.

Indonesia’s General Elections Commission, known as the KPU, declared the final results of the polls. As per the results, Widodo won 53.15% of the nearly 133 million valid ballots cast. His rival Subianto won 46.85% votes.

Former General Prabowo Subianto withdrew from the presidential election as he alleged massive fraud which was unfair and undemocratic.

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