Polls close in Indonesia's giant one-day election

People cast their votes at a polling station during Indonesia's general election in Yogyakarta on April 17, 2019 (AFP)

Voting drew to a close after Indonesia held one of the world's biggest one-day elections on Wednesday, pitting current president Joko Widodo against ex-general Prabowo Subianto in a race to lead the Muslim-majority nation.

More than 190 million Indonesians were eligible to cast a ballot from easternmost Papua to Sumatra at the other end of the volcano-dotted country, although some polling stations remained open due to delays and long queues.

 

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