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Joko Widodo: President of Indonesia
Joko Widodo, also known as Jokowi, 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.

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In Indonesia's election, the winner is Widodo - and Islam

Two months before this week's presidential election in Indonesia, prize-winning novelist Eka Kurniawan declared in an opinion column that "the Islamists have already won".
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Indonesia president declares poll win as rival does too, complaining of fraud

Indonesian President Joko Widodo on Thursday declared victory in a presidential election to lead the world's third-largest democracy but his challenger also claimed he had won and complained of..
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Videos for Joko Widodo

Widodo leads Indonesia presidential race: Unofficial results [Video]Widodo leads Indonesia presidential race: Unofficial results

Quick count results show Joko 'Jokowi' Widodo has a 10-point lead over long-time rival Prabowo Subianto.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 01:53Published

Indonesian Presidential Challenger Alleges Widespread Election Cheating [Video]Indonesian Presidential Challenger Alleges Widespread Election Cheating

According to a report by Reuters, on Thursday, Indonesia's presidential challenger Prabowo Subianto said that cheating had occurred across the country in this week's election, which incumbent President..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:35Published

Indonesia President Widodo Declares Victory [Video]Indonesia President Widodo Declares Victory

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesian President Joko Widodo on Thursday declared victory in a presidential election to lead the world’s third-largest democracy but his challenger also claimed he had won and..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:43Published

Indonesia's President Announces Election Win, Police Vow Action Against Protest Rallies [Video]Indonesia's President Announces Election Win, Police Vow Action Against Protest Rallies

According to a report by Reuters, on Thursday, Indonesian President Joko Widodo appeared on course to secure a second term, based on unofficial vote counts and despite his opponent's objections, while..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:43Published

Indonesia President Widodo Declares Election Win, Citing Unofficial Results [Video]Indonesia President Widodo Declares Election Win, Citing Unofficial Results

According to a report by Reuters, on Thursday, Indonesian President Joko Widodo declared victory in the nation's presidential election, saying that unofficial results showed that he received 54 percent..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:47Published

Indonesian President Joko Widodo Appears To Win Re-Election [Video]Indonesian President Joko Widodo Appears To Win Re-Election

JAKARTA (Reuters) - The prospect of another five years in office for President Joko Widodo cheered Indonesia’s financial markets on Thursday after unofficial election results indicated a comfortable..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:45Published

Indonesia's Widodo Appears Set For Election Win [Video]Indonesia's Widodo Appears Set For Election Win

According to a report by Reuters, Indonesian President Joko Widodo appeared set for a second term as “quick count” results from Wednesday’s election rolled in, however his challenger has made..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:40Published

President Joko Widodo Appears To Have Won Indonesia's Election [Video]President Joko Widodo Appears To Have Won Indonesia's Election

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia’s ruling coalition, which backs President Joko Widodo, is on course to win over half of the votes in an election for the national parliament, based on a count of 7..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:45Published

Indonesia's President Winning Election [Video]Indonesia's President Winning Election

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia’s ruling coalition, which backs President Joko Widodo, is on course to win more than half the votes in an election for the national parliament, based on a count of..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:45Published

Indonesia's Prabowo Claims Internal Polls Indicate An Election Win [Video]Indonesia's Prabowo Claims Internal Polls Indicate An Election Win

According to a report by Reuters, on Wednesday, Indonesian presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto said that he had won between 52 and 54 percent of the vote in Wednesday's election. Subianto's claims..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:58Published

Indonesia's Widodo Says Vote 'Quick Counts' Indicate Election Win [Video]Indonesia's Widodo Says Vote 'Quick Counts' Indicate Election Win

According to a report by Reuters, on Wednesday, Indonesian President Joko Widodo said that vote 'quick counts' indicated that he had regained the presidency, but called on his supporters to be patient..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:52Published

Indonesia's Widodo Appears On Course For Victory In Presidential Election [Video]Indonesia's Widodo Appears On Course For Victory In Presidential Election

According to a report by Reuters, on Wednesday, Joko Widodo appeared to be heading for a victory in Indonesia's presidential election as 'quick count' results from polling stations were posted, in line..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:54Published

Indonesia President Widodo Leading In Early Vote Count [Video]Indonesia President Widodo Leading In Early Vote Count

According to a report by Reuters, on Wednesday, Indonesian President Joko Widodo stood 13 percentage points ahead in the race to lead the world's third-largest democracy based on an unofficial early..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:43Published

Indonesians Votes In Major Election [Video]Indonesians Votes In Major Election

(CNN)Indonesians head to the polls Wednesday to vote in the world's biggest single-day elections that will see incumbent President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo face off against longtime rival and former army..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:50Published

Indonesian candidates cast votes in election [Video]Indonesian candidates cast votes in election

Indonesia's presidential candidates Joko Widodo and Prabowo Subianto arrive at polling stations to cast their votes. Rough cut (no reporter narration).

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:45Published

Political Islam looms over Indonesian polls [Video]Political Islam looms over Indonesian polls

Religion is becoming politicized in Indonesia as over 192 million people are expected to head to the polls in what will be the world's largest single-day election. Justin Solomon reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:50Published

The future of campaigning comes to Indonesia [Video]The future of campaigning comes to Indonesia

Indonesia's President Joko Widodo projects a hologram of himself to reach voters in remote areas. Justin Solomon reports.

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Indonesian challenger says evidence of widespread cheating in election

Indonesia's presidential challenger Prabowo Subianto said on Thursday that cheating had occurred across the country during this week's election, which unofficial results showed incumbent President Joko..
Reuters - Published

Indonesia President Joko Widodo declares victory in presidential race

Indonesian President Joko Widodo declared victory on Thursday in the race to lead the world's third-largest democracy, saying unofficial results showed his ticket had got 54 percent of the popular vote..
Reuters - Published

As Indonesia president heads for poll win, police warn on security

Indonesian President Joko Widodo appeared on course on Thursday for a second term, based on unofficial vote counts and despite the objections of his rival, while police vowed firm action against any..
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Indonesian 'quick counts' underline Widodo poll win, markets rally

The prospect of another five years in office for President Joko Widodo cheered Indonesia's financial markets on Thursday after unofficial election results indicated a comfortable win for the incumbent.
Reuters - Published

Jokowi 2.0 could open Indonesia’s door to foreign investors

Foreign investors desperate for more access to Indonesia's huge market can take comfort from the re-election of Joko Widodo as president for a second and final term on Wednesday: according to..
Reuters - Published

Indonesia's Widodo looks set for election victory - challenger says no

Indonesian President Joko Widodo appeared set for a second term as "quick count" results from Wednesday's election rolled in, but his challenger claimed that he had won the popular vote and urged..
Reuters - Published

Indonesian ruling coalition leads in unofficial count of parliamentary vote: pollster

Indonesia's ruling coalition, which backs President Joko Widodo, is on course to win more than half the votes in an election for the national parliament, based on a count of nearly 40 of ballots cast..
Reuters - Published

Factbox: Indonesia presidential election unofficial results

Indonesian President Joko Widodo was leading in the race to run the world's third-largest democracy, based on up to 88 percent of samples of votes counted by independent pollsters.
Reuters - Published

Indonesia president cites indications of election win, urges unity

Indonesian President Joko Widodo said on Wednesday that vote "quick counts" indicated he had regained the presidency, but called on his supporters to wait for the election commission to announce..
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Indonesia's Widodo on course for victory as election results roll in

Joko Widodo appeared to be heading for victory in Indonesia's presidential election on Wednesday as "quick count" results from polling stations were posted, in line with opinion polls that had..
Reuters - Published

Analyst View: Widodo has substantial lead in Indonesian election - pollsters

Unofficial "quick counts" in Indonesia's election on Wednesday, based on data from some polling stations, gave incumbent President Joko Widodo, or Jokowi, a substantial lead over ex-general Prabowo..
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Early results put Widodo comfortably ahead in Indonesia's election

Early results from Indonesia's election on Wednesday showed President Joko Widodo with a comfortable lead, in line with opinion polls that had predicted the low-key reformist was heading for a second..
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Indonesia president Joko Widodo leads in early vote count: pollster

Indonesian President Joko Widodo was 13 percentage points ahead on Wednesday in the race to lead the world's third-largest democracy, based on 51 percent of votes counted, an unofficial early count of..
Reuters - Published

A Widodo win benefits Australia too

The region needs stability and strength in areas including anti-terrorism and defence, including how we jointly deal with a far more aggressive China.
The Age - Published

As Indonesia's Widodo seeks a second term, rural voters have some doubts

Two months ago, Indonesian farmer Tama harvested several tonnes of shallots from a small plot of land he had rented in the village of Grinting in central Java.
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After reality check, Indonesia's 'new face' in politics seeks second term

When Indonesian President Joko Widodo was elected five years ago, the former furniture salesman seemed to offer a clean break from the military and political elite that had clung to power since the..
Reuters - Published

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