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On the campaign trail with VP candidate Jusuf Kalla

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Sofyan Syamsul (link is external), an East Indonesia-based photographer, followed Jokowi's running mate Jusuf Kalla on the campaign trail in her home town of Makassar.

'Jokowi' scores in Round 1 of presidential debates

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As a series of debates between the Indonesian Presidential candidates kicks off, Dave McRae critiques their opening round performances - and reads between the lines.

What is the basis for Jokowi's claim to the Presidency?

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Jokowi and Prabowo both claim to have won the election. How can this be? Diane Zhang explains why the weight of credible quick counts stands with Jokowi, and looks at what lies ahead for Indonesia.

Counting the ballots: Democracy's biggest year

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Revisit the Election Watch/ University of Melbourne School of Government expert forum reflecting on the Indonesian and Indian elections and what they mean for Australia.

Party Manifestos: Comparing the rival tickets

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The candidates for the Indonesian presidency have presented their political visions to the voters. How do they compare?
Lily Yulianti Farid.

Image: Rocco Stecher/Fotopedia.com

Born to rule; trained to fight; determined to win

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A former special forces commander with noble lineage but a past with allegations of human rights abuses, Prabowo Subianto is reinventing himself as a champion of the people as he campaigns to be the next Indonesian President. By Helen Pausacker

Jokowi's journey: From poverty to political heights

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From humble beginnings, presidential frontrunner Joko Widodo has made his "can do" reputation first in business and then in politics. Helen Pausacker explores the history that has shaped him.

Follow the money: Indonesian political parties and democracy

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As political campaigns become more slick, the price of party success skyrockets, encouraging corruption. Thomas Reuter explores how this plays out in Indonesia, and suggests some solutions.

And they're off: Runners declared in two-horse race

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With only two candidates in the field, and their running mates and coalitions finally declared, Lily Yulianti Farid provides a formguide to the race to the Presidential Palace. Image: Getty

On the campaign trail with VP candidate Jusuf Kalla

, ,

Sofyan Syamsul (link is external), an East Indonesia-based photographer, followed Jokowi's running mate Jusuf Kalla on the campaign trail in her home town of Makassar.

'Jokowi' scores in Round 1 of presidential debates

, ,

As a series of debates between the Indonesian Presidential candidates kicks off, Dave McRae critiques their opening round performances - and reads between the lines.

What is the basis for Jokowi's claim to the Presidency?

, ,

Jokowi and Prabowo both claim to have won the election. How can this be? Diane Zhang explains why the weight of credible quick counts stands with Jokowi, and looks at what lies ahead for Indonesia.

Counting the ballots: Democracy's biggest year

, ,
Revisit the Election Watch/ University of Melbourne School of Government expert forum reflecting on the Indonesian and Indian elections and what they mean for Australia.

Party Manifestos: Comparing the rival tickets

, ,

The candidates for the Indonesian presidency have presented their political visions to the voters. How do they compare?
Lily Yulianti Farid.

Image: Rocco Stecher/Fotopedia.com

Born to rule; trained to fight; determined to win

, ,

A former special forces commander with noble lineage but a past with allegations of human rights abuses, Prabowo Subianto is reinventing himself as a champion of the people as he campaigns to be the next Indonesian President. By Helen Pausacker

Jokowi's journey: From poverty to political heights

, ,

From humble beginnings, presidential frontrunner Joko Widodo has made his "can do" reputation first in business and then in politics. Helen Pausacker explores the history that has shaped him.

Follow the money: Indonesian political parties and democracy

, ,

As political campaigns become more slick, the price of party success skyrockets, encouraging corruption. Thomas Reuter explores how this plays out in Indonesia, and suggests some solutions.

And they're off: Runners declared in two-horse race

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With only two candidates in the field, and their running mates and coalitions finally declared, Lily Yulianti Farid provides a formguide to the race to the Presidential Palace. Image: Getty

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