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Ahok, opponent neck and neck in race for Jakarta governor

Purnama on 46.9% of sample vote, trails rival Baswedan by one percentage point in one of the first opinion polls


THE Christian governor of Jakarta, Basuki "Ahok" Tjahaja Purnama, and his Muslim opponent are neck and neck in the race to lead Indonesia's capital, an opinion poll showed on Wednesday, a week ahead of the hard-fought vote.

The election campaign - which has been among the...

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