Indonesia's maverick Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati has emerged as a leading candidate to be President Joko Widodo's running mate at the next elections, according to at least two recent polls.
But while she remains a long shot as a non-partisan nominee, the surveys, together with a rise in the number of women winning in regional polls last month, have sparked talk that Indonesia could be ready for a woman vice-president, or another president, sooner, rather than later.
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