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Indonesians have voted in the world’s biggest single-day election, with unofficial tallies putting President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo ahead with 55 percent with around 38 percent of votes counted.

Kompas news channel has Jokowi leading with 55.37 percent in the bitterly fought campaign dominated by promises to boost jobs and the economy against a backdrop of growing religious intolerance and the rising influence of political Islam. At least three other counts by private pollsters showed similar margins.

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