Indonesia’s Presidential Election 2019 – Jokowi’s Chances in West Sumatra : Why He is Likely to Lose
Date of Issue2019-01-08
S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies
Joko Widodo is likely to lose the 2019 presidential election in West Sumatra. Jokowi’s poor electoral prospects in the province are based primarily on his association with the PDI-P which has links to founding President Sukarno and his role in ending a rebellion in the province in the 1950s and 60s.
Country and Region Studies
RSIS Commentaries, 006-19
Nanyang Technological University