Crunch time for Joko Widodo as election debates kick off in Indonesia

JAKARTA • The first presidential election debate in Indonesia today between the incumbent Joko Widodo and his challenger Prabowo Subianto takes place exactly three months before polls open on April 17.

The stakes are high for both men as the national campaign enters its final phase, while the pool of undecided voters shrinks by the day.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on January 17, 2019, with the headline 'Crunch time for Jokowi as election debates kick off'. Print Edition | Subscribe