Jakarta voters went to the polls to pick a new governor in January. The resulting run-off looks set to split the electorate along religious lines and could set the scene for country-wide political changes.
Jakarta gubernatorial elections
There is no clear winner in the race to be Jakarta’s next governor and the election must go to a second round, say unofficial results. The incumbent Ahok seems to have polled in the lead but can a Christian really continue to govern Jakarta’s increasingly conservative Muslim majority?