Learning about Indonesian language, history, society and culture

Month: July, 2014

Navigating the Quick Counts

Following on from my last post, here is a helpful explanation of how the much cited “quick count” results fit into the picture:



“Let’s be clear about one thing: Joko Widodo (Jokowi) has won Indonesia’s 9 July presidential election.”

Two experts on contemporary Indonesian politics cut through any confusion about the result of Indonesia’s presidential election: