Indonesia's Widodo takes lead in presidential race: pollsters

Breaking News July 09, 2014 00:00

JAKARTA - Jakarta governor Joko Widodo took the lead in Indonesia's presidential race against ex-general Prabowo Subianto on Wednesday, pollsters said.

A series of "quick counts" -- unofficial tallies from polling agencies -- showed Widodo leading with around 53 per cent of the vote against Prabowo's 47 per cent.  

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