A look at election in Indonesia, world's 3rd largest democracy and most populous Muslim nation

  • by: The Associated Press , Associated Press
  • Updated: July 8, 2014 - 11:15 PM

JAKARTA, Indonesia — Some 190 million voters headed to the polls Wednesday in a hotly contested election for president in Indonesia. The race is pitting Jakarta Gov. Joko "Jokowi" Widodo against former military general Prabowo Subianto. Here's some facts about the country, and why this election matters.

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