Polls a test for Susilo

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  • Tuesday, 10 Jul 2012

Many see the Jakarta gubernatorial contest as an important preliminary step as the republic gears up for the 2014 presidential elections.

TOMORROW, Jakarta’s seven million voters will vote for their next governor. The incumbent, an extremely well-funded, if dull and ineffective bureaucrat Fauzi Bowo (running under President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono’s Democratic Party’s flag) will face five candidates.

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