Updated: 07/09/2014 06:25 | By Agence France-Presse

Polls open in Indonesian presidential election

Polls opened in Indonesia on Wednesday in the country's most divisive presidential election since the fall of a decades-long dictatorship.


Polls open in Indonesian presidential election

Ballot boxes are delived by Becak transport, traditional Indonesian public commuter ride, to voting centers in Yogyakarta in central Java island on July 8, 2014

Voting stations in the east were the first to open in the world's third-largest democracy, where Jakarta governor Joko Widodo has a slim lead over former general Prabowo Subianto in the country's tightest poll yet.

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