Jakarta elections - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Jakarta elections


ANALYSIS: Jakarta governor election result is a victory for prejudice over pluralism

Apr 20, 2017 - 3:25 PM

The election was the most politically significant regional election in Indonesia’s history because it was a referendum on the future of Indonesia’s ethno religious diversity and tolerance after unwanted intervention by a number of radical Islamist groups

Foto oleh Diego Batara/Rappler

Indonesia's capital Jakarta votes for next governor

Feb 14, 2017 - 11:17 AM

(UPDATED) It will be a test of Indonesia’s religious intolerance, a battle of emotions versus rationality, and one that is predicted to be an extremely close race in what has been a rollercoaster campaign season.

Throngs vow to vote for Muslim leaders in Jakarta election

Feb 11, 2017 - 10:44 PM

Supporters and followers of several Islamic groups flash posters such as I d prefer if my leader is a Muslim and It is forbidden to pick an infidel leader

Why Jakartans should care about spatial planning

Jan 27, 2017 - 1:43 PM

The second Jakarta gubernatorial debate is set to address spatial planning Here s why voters should pick a governor with a good strategy

PLANNING CRUCIAL. Shanty houses on a banks of the city water reservoir in Jakarta on November 1, 2016. AFP PHOTO / BAY ISMOYO