A defense minister and 2 former governors vie for Indonesia’s presidency

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesians on Wednesday will elect the successor to popular President Joko Widodo, who is serving his second and final term.

It is a three-way race for the presidency among current Defense Minister Prabowo Subianto and two former provincial governors, Anies Baswedan and Ganjar Pranowo.

Subianto, who is widely seen as the front-runner, has picked Widodo’s eldest son, Gibran Rakabuming Raka, as his running mate.

About 205 million people are eligible to vote in the world’s third-largest democracy and the most populous Muslim-majority nation.

Here is some information about the candidates and their running mates.


Defense Minister Prabowo Subianto is the only candidate with links to the

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