Indonesia's Joko Widodo on course for victory

Published on 18 Apr 2019 1:18:19 AM

Joko Widodo appeared to be heading for victory in Indonesia's presidential election on Wednesday as "quick count" results from polling stations were posted, in line with opinion polls that had predicted a second five-year term for Joko.

Results of a quick count by Jakarta-based pollster CSIS showed that Joko was in the lead at 55.7% over his contender Prabowo Subianto.