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Joko Widodo Re-Elected President of Indonesia

Indonesia's Joko Widodo has been re-elected as the President of the country for a second term.
Joko Widodo Re-Elected President of Indonesia

Details:

  • Joko Widodo has beaten his rival Prabowo Subianto, a retired general.
  • Widodo and his vice-presidential running mate Ma'ruf Amin won the election by a 55.5% to 44.5% margin over Prabowo Subianto and Sandiaga Uno.
  • Widodo's PDI-P finished first in the People's Representative Council (DPR) election with 19.33%, followed by Prabowo's Gerindra with 12.57%.
  • The next top parties by the number of votes are Golkar, the National Awakening Party (PKB), the Nasdem Party, and the Prosperous Justice Party (PKS).

About Joko Widodo:

  • Joko Widodo is an Indonesian politician who is the seventh and current President of Indonesia.
  • Elected in July 2014 as the first Indonesian President to not come from an elite political or military background, he was previously the Mayor of Surakarta from 2005 to 2012, and the Governor of Jakarta from 2012 to 2014.
  • He belongs to the Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle.

Question:

Q. Who has been re-elected as the President of Indonesia for a second term?
a. Joko Widodo
b. Prabowo Subianto
c. Ma'ruf Amin
d. Salim Widodo
Joko Widodo Re-Elected President of Indonesia Joko Widodo Re-Elected President of Indonesia Reviewed by Neha Verma on May 22, 2019 Rating: 5

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