Joko "Jokowi" Widodo was declared the winner of Indonesia's presidential election on Tuesday, bringing the promise of major reforms to the world's third largest democracy.
The Elections Commission, known as KPU, said the Jakarta governor had won by just over six percentage points, with 53.15 percent of the nearly 130 million votes cast on July 9.
It was the closest and most bitterly fought election in Indonesia's history, pitting Jokowi against former general Prabowo Subianto whose promise of strong leadership brought echoes of decades under autocratic rule.
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Indonesia's EC confirms Jokowi as next president
Jokowi beats Prabowo Subianto by 6 percentage points in the election.