Official count gives President Widodo victory in Indonesian election, opposition claim cheating

FILE PHOTO - Incumbent Indonesian president Joko Widodo leaves after a press briefing in Jakarta, Indonesia, April 18, 2019 in this photo taken by Antara Foto. Antara Foto/Aditya Pradana Putra/ via REUTERS

JAKARTA (Reuters) – Incumbent President Joko Widodo won last month’s Indonesian election with 55.5% of votes against 44.5% for his challenger, retired General Prabowo Subianto, the election commission’s official count said early on Tuesday. The official result released by the General Election Commission (KPU) confirms unofficial counts by private pollsters of the April 17 election, […]

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