Prabowo declared president-elect by poll body

Prabowo declared president-elect by poll body

Jakarta – Indonesia’s General Election Commission (KPU) has officially declared Prabowo Subianto and his running mate, Gibran Rakabuming Raka, as the next president and vice president of the country.

The determination of the 2024 presidential election winners was announced in KPU Decree Number 360.

“The national results of general elections were determined on Wednesday, March 20, 2024, at 22.18.19 WIB (Western Indonesia Time),” KPU chairperson Hasyim Asy’ari said in Jakarta late on Wednesday.

He informed that of 164,227,475 legitimate votes, Prabowo-Gibran won 96,214,691 votes (58.59 percent), while their rivals Anies Baswedan-Muhaimin Iskandar got 40,971,906 votes (24.95 percent), and Ganjar Pranowo-Mahfud MD gained 27,040,878 votes (16.46 percent).

The poll body earlier held simultaneous plenary meetings to declare the recapitulation of vote counting results for 38 provinces and 128 overseas election regions.

Prabowo-Gibran won in 36 provinces, Anies-Muhaimin won in two other provinces, and Ganjar-Mahfud did not win in any province.

The president- and vice president-elect will be inducted into office on October 20. (ANT)

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