Jokowi Calls for Fair Jakarta Election

Desi Angriani    •    27 September 2016 13:41 WIB
regional election
Jokowi Calls for Fair Jakarta Election
Presidential spokesman Johan Budi (Photo: MTVN/ Desi Angriani), Jakarta: President Joko widodo does not mind former Education Minister Anies Baswedan supported by opposition parties in the 2017 Jakarta gubernatorial election.

"Pak Anies can be supported by any parties," presidential spokesman Johan Budi said in a short message on Tuesday (9/27).

Johan added Jokowi urged fair and democratic election in the capital. He also warned black campaigns and provocations during the election.

There are three candidates in the election. Incumbent Jakarta Governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama (Ahok), Anies Baswedan and Agus Harimurti Yudhoyono

Ahok is supported by PDIP, Nasdem, Hanura and Golkar. Meanwhile Anies is supported by Gerindra and PKS. Lastly, Agus is supported by Democratic Party, PPP, PKB and PAN.