Sabtu , 06 May 2017, 00:06 WIB

Jakarta Election Commission officialy announces governor-elect

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The General Election Commission (KPU) of Jakarta has officially announced the name of Anies Baswedan as the Jakarta Governor-elect and Sandiaga Uno as Deputy Governor-elect for the 2017-2022 period.
The General Election Commission (KPU) of Jakarta has officially announced the name of Anies Baswedan as the Jakarta Governor-elect and Sandiaga Uno as Deputy Governor-elect for the 2017-2022 period.

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- The General Election Commission (KPU) of Jakarta has officially announced the name of Anies Baswedan as the Jakarta Governor-elect and Sandiaga Uno as Deputy Governor-elect for the 2017-2022 period.

Based on the recapitulation of ballot papers, Anies and Sandiaga (Anies-Sandi) received 57.96 percent votes, defeating incumbent Basuki Tjahaja Purnama and his running mate, Djarot Saiful Hidayat, who collected 42.04 percent, Sumarno, head of the KPU Jakarta, said in an open plenary session here, Friday.

"So, we present the results to the Regional Legislative Council (DPRD) of Jakarta that will make way for the inauguration process," he said.

Anies in his remarks said the mandate given to him and Uno is very big, so he called on the Jakartans to pray for him and Uno so that they can carry out the duties smoothly and successfully.

He also thanked every Jakartan for their cooperation so that the second-round regional head election (pilkada) could be implemented peacefully.

In his remarks, Sandiaga, a successful businessman, said the victory is victory for every resident of Jakarta. 

Anies-Sandi won the elections in five municipalities and one district of Jakarta, namely the Kepulauan Seribu District, and the municipalities of North Jakarta, West Jakarta, Central Jakarta, East Jakarta, and South Jakarta.

In the Kepulauan Seribu District, Anies-Sandi won 62 percent (8,796 votes), of the total 14,187 votes, while Ahok-Djarot won 38 percent (5,391 votes).

In North Jakarta, Anies-Sandi got 52.73 percent (466,340 of the total 884,408 votes), while Ahok-Djarot won 47.27 percent (418,068 votes).

In West Jakarta, Anies-Sandi collected 52.8 percent (684,980 of the total 1,296,739 votes), while Ahok-Djarot won 47.18 percent (611,759 votes).

In Central Jakarta, Anies-Sandi collected 57.77 percent (333,033 of the total 576,449 votes), while Ahok-Djarot won 42.23 percent (243,416 votes).

In East Jakarta, Anies-Sandi won 61.87 percent (993,173 of the total 1,605,266 votes), while Ahok-Djarot won 38.13 percent (612,093 votes).

In South Jakarta, Anies-Sandi got 62.15 percent (754,665 of the total 1,214,304 votes), while Ahok-Djarot 37.85 percent (459,639). 

The voter turnout in Jakarta's pilkada was 77.08 percent of the total eligible voters amounting 7,218,280 people. The largest voter turnout, notably 80.75 percent, was reported in the Kepulauan Seribu District.

The new Jakarta governor and deputy governor will be inaugurated in October this year. 

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