Southeast Asia Dispatches — The Indonesian Election

Indonesian elections 2019 - New Naratif

Indonesia is heading to the polls on 17 April. Incumbent president Joko “Jokowi” Widodo is fighting for a second term with his new vice-presidential pick Ma’ruf Amin, an influential Muslim cleric. They’re facing off against former army general Prabowo Subianto and former deputy governor of Jakarta Sandiaga Uno.

For this special episode of Southeast Asia Dispatches, Aisyah Llewellyn, our Deputy Editor for Bahasa Indonesia, Nita Roshita, our Consulting Editor for Kalimantan, and Ian Morse, our Consulting Editor for Sulawesi, discuss the mood ahead of the elections, the strengths and weaknesses of the candidates, the main themes that may win or lose the election, and their predictions for the outcome.

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