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Indonesia election

Jokowi set to win second term as Indonesia president

Incumbent camp claims victory, but rival Prabowo disputes unofficial poll results

President Joko Widodo speaks after polls close for Indonesia's presidential election on Wednesday. (Photo by Kosaku Mimura)

JAKARTA -- Indonesian President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo is set to win a second term as the country's leader, with unofficial preliminary results from Wednesday's election projecting a victory over rival Prabowo Subianto.

Several polls show Widodo taking between 53% and 56% of the vote, with Subianto on 44%-47%. Some exit polls have been completed, while quick counts are ongoing with some having accounted for up to 98% of votes. The final tally will be announced by the General Elections Commission later this month or in May.

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