Indonesia’s big rematch

Results of surveys called into question

Ballot paper samples seen at a printing press in Jakarta on Feb 7, ahead of Indonesia's upcoming general elections to be held on April 17, 2019. PHOTO: AFP
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"Our internal surveys show that Jokowi-Ma'ruf's electability is trending downwards while Prabowo-Sandiaga is trending upwards due largely to Pak Sandiaga's campaigning," Mr Suhud Aliyudin, a campaign spokesman for the challengers, told The Jakarta Post.

"The difference is not too large and the race will likely be decided by swing voters."

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on March 17, 2019, with the headline Results of surveys called into question. Subscribe