Jokowi's Party Claims Victory In Indonesian Presidential Election

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July 22, 2014 AT 5:30 AM
The chairwoman of Jokowi's party said on Tuesday, Jakarta Governor Joko "Jokowi" Widodo will be Indonesia's next leader after winning the country's closest ever presidential election. Party chairwoman Megawati Sukarnoputri said at a news briefing, "I want to declare that we, the party that supports and puts forward Joko Widodo and Jusuf Kalla, has won." Jusuf Kalla was Jokowi's running mate. Jokowi will take office in October to serve a five-year term.