Barely a week into the start of the campaign for Indonesia's presidency and already there were a few controversial twists, as well as the emergence of potential flashpoints among key players and electoral groups ahead of next year's polls.
On Thursday, The Jakarta Post reported a split within Muhammadiyah, the country's second-largest Muslim organisation, over who its members will back in the 2019 presidential race. While some senior figures in Muhammadiyah had declared their support for the Prabowo Subianto-Sandiaga Uno ticket, others were reportedly leaning towards President Joko Widodo and his running mate, Dr Ma'ruf Amin.
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