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Indonesian voters are looking for parties that can deliver clean governance, lower corruption and address popular welfare issues, said Tim Lindsey in an interview with ABC News 24 yesterday.

The latest Gerindra Party campaign advertisement has voters dancing in the streets: 'I believe Indonesia will move forward'. You can watch it (translated) here.

Partai Golkar has advocated for greater economic development this election season, writes Lily Farid

On election day, Dave McRae reflects on the twists and turns of a campaign that defied all expectations, and contemplates the future - whatever the result.

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With almost half the world's population set to cast a vote in this year, 2014 is shaping up as one of democracy's biggest (and most challenging) years.
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New claims about the conduct of Operation Sovereign Borders has further eroded Indonesia's relationship with Australia, Indonesian politics analyst Professor Tim Lindsey has warned.

Professor Tim Lindsey analyses the election results with ABC Radio's The World Today,  CNBC Asia and Bloomberg and discusses what comes next for Jokowi.

Jokowi is seen as an honest politician who meets directly with the common man, but we're still not entirely sure what his leadership would mean for the future of Indonesia, writes Dave McRae.

 

There's some slick campaigning coming from the 'Jokowi-JK' PDI-P camp. Check out this latest television advertisement: 'Because we are the future'. (With English sub-titles.)

Party loyalty can sometimes be hard to find in cut-throat local campaigns to win seats in the next Parliament. Dave McRae shares some insights from the grassroots.

Social media has been pivotal in this campaign, and is today being enlisted by worried citizens to try to expose fraud at the ballot box. Lily Yulianti Farid tracks a net-citizens' movement.

Helen Pausacker goes through the key facts and figures for Indonesia's Legislative Election tomorrow. 

Favourite Joko Widodo's run to the Presidential Palace appears to be on track. Professor Tim Lindsey explains why Australians should be hoping that he doesn't stumble. Photo: Flickr/Danuprimanto https://flic.kr/p/68ZuxP

This bi-lingual spoof of the recent presidential debates gives a glimpse of the attitudes of the young generation of voters who got Jokowi over the line. 

For many young voters, the pemilu on April 9 was a 'fun activity' full of selfies and cheap coffee, writes Lily Yulianti Farid, who reports on the mood from polling stations across the country.

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