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How social media saw election day

Yesterday, Indonesia headed to the polls to choose its first new present for a decade. Late on Wednesday, the result was not entirely clear: both Joko Widodo, the governor of Jakarta, and former army general Prabowo Subianto are claiming victory. Here’s how election day played out on social media, and what we know so far. […]

Who To Watch This Election Day

Today, nearly 190 million Indonesian voters have the chance to choose the president who will replace Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono in October. If you’re a political tragic and want to tune in to watch the voting and counting unfold, here are AIYA’s tips for a fun and informative election day. Kick back, open a cool tehbotol and […]

AIYA Links, 4 July: Let’s Vote

Election news Plenty of places to go for analysis of next week’s presidential election: Melbourne University’s Election Watch blog, the ANU’s New Mandala, and the Lowy Institute’s Interpreter blog are all worth bookmarking. For a youthful take on the election, you can’t go past Ayo Vote (Bahasa Indonesia) But we feel that the sharpest analysis, as always, comes […]


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