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Local elections in Indonesia test Widodo's 2019 prospects

Campaigning begins in roughly half of the country's provinces

JAKARTA Campaigning kicked off in Indonesia on Feb. 15 for local elections that will have a significant bearing on President Joko Widodo's bid to retain the presidency next year.

Gubernatorial elections will be held in half of Indonesia's 34 provinces on June 27, as will polls in 39 cities and 115 regencies.

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