And if he was, what does it mean?
Indonesia's top search and rescue official said the Airbus jet likely crashed into the sea as it flew from Indonesia to Singapore. While the plane hit bad weather, its route was close to that of six other planes in the area at the time.
The stunning rise of Joko "Jokowi" Widodo, who took office Monday for a five-year term as Indonesia's new president.
It appears Joko Widodo has won Indonesia's presidency over former general and Suharto stalwart Prabowo Subianto. But that doesn't mean Indonesia is on easy street.
Indonesia's recent ban on mineral ore exports aims to force foreign companies to start processing in the country.