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Q&A Beattie / Evans / Indonesia Election


Just Before Official Results Of Indonesia's Hotly-Contested Presidential Election Were Released, One Of The Candidates Pulled Out Of The Vote Counting Process. Former Army General Prabowo Subianto Called The July 9th Election Problematic And Not Democratic. He Alleged Widespread Fraud On The Part Of His Opponent And Likely Winner, Former Jakarta Governnor Joko Widodo, Also Known As Jokowi. Mr. Prabowo Had Urged The Commission To Not Release The Results For Two Weeks Saying An Investigation Into The Allegations Of Fraud Should First Be Completed. Australian Political Analyst Kevin Evans, A Longtime Jakarta Resident, Told VOA's Victor Beattie The Election Was Relatively Clean.

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