Asia Pacific Indonesia's choice: the charismatic reformer or the military nationalist

Experts say Wednesday's presidential election is too close to call. Front-runner Joko Widodo, the reformist mayor of Jakarta, has given up an early lead over his rival.

By , Staff writer

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Indonesia, the world’s third-largest democracy and most populous Muslim-majority nation, will head to the polls Wednesday for a high-stakes presidential election. More than 180 million people are eligible to vote.