Indonesia slips as election polls tighten

|By:, SA News Editor

A new poll shows frontrunner Joko Widodo's lead narrowed to 7%, with more than 20% still undecided. Jokowi, as he is known, is the Governor of Jakarta, while his challenger Prabowo Subianto is the former head of the military's special forces.

Nomura believes Mr. Subianto is set to pick up more ground ahead of July 9th's election, noting the next debate subject is on internal politics and defense, areas in which he is thought to have an edge.

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