Indonesia survey projects presidential hopeful Prabowo gaining majority votes

Feb 9, 2024



Jakarta: Indonesian presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto is projected to be defeated 50% limit February 14 election needs to be won in a single round, latest opinion poll Showed on Friday.
Of 1,200 people surveyed by pollster Indicator Politik Indonesia between January 28 and February 4, 51.8% said they would vote for Prabowo's ticket, while 24.1% and 19.6% would vote for rivals Anies Baswedan and Ganjar Prabowo, respectively. .
The election marks the third presidential bid for controversial former soldier Prabowo, who lost to outgoing President Joko Widodo in 2014 and 2019. About 205 million people are registered to vote.
While most surveys in Indonesia have consistently shown Prabowo with a solid lead over rivals, Friday's poll is the first in which he is projected to get more than 50% of the vote.
If no candidate receives more than 50% of the votes a run-off will be held in June.
Indicator researcher Burhanuddin Muhtadi said, “Conservatively, there is a possibility of a run-off. But looking at the 51.8% and the upward trend for Prabowo's ticket, I can say that the probability of a run-off has increased. ..compared to previous surveys.” ,
About 4.5% of those surveyed were undecided. The margin of error in the survey was about 2.9%.



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