By: Gerald Steven From left to right: Ma’ruf Amin, Joko Widodo, Prabowo Subianto, and Sandiaga Uno. Indonesia, the third largest democracy in the world, is set to hold its next Presidential election in April 2019. To the 190 million registered voters, the 2019 Presidential election feels all too familiar: the same two candidates who ran in 2014 are also running this year. Indonesia’s current President, Joko Widodo, is running for re-election with Ma’ruf Amin as Vice President. His opponent, Prabowo Subianto, is running for President with Sandiaga Uno as Vice President. Though Joko Widodo and Prabowo Subianto are prominent figures in Indonesia, their background and policies are relatively unknown to the rest of the world. This article will explore these figures and their political aspirations, and they will mean for future Indonesia. Joko Widodo and Ma’ruf Amin Joko Widodo, also known asJokowi, is a former furniture salesman from Solo, Central Java. His political career began when he served as mayor of Solo in 2005 and later as governor of Jakarta in 2012. He is affiliated with …
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