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What Indonesian Polls Do and Don’t Mean

Indonesia’s PDI-P party, the home of Soekarno-ist nationalism, was expecting Wednesday’s (April 9) legislative elections to carry it to a stunning comeback after a decade out of government during the (Susilo Bambang) Yudhoyono years.   It had the good fortune of being associated with Joko Widodo (normally known as Jokowi), the Jakarta governor whose mass popularity had convinced PDI-P’s old guard …

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