Jokowi-Ma'ruf win 80 percent of votes in China

Jokowi-Ma'ruf win 80 percent of votes in China

The PPLN's officers counted the ballots in Indonesian embassy in Beijing (ANTARA/Irfan Ilmie)

Beijing (ANTARA) - Presidential and Vice-Presidential candidates number 1, Joko Widodo-Ma'ruf Amin, excelled with above 80 percent of votes from Indonesian citizens who exercised their right to vote in China.

The vote acquisition data for the Presidential Election compiled from three Foreign Election Committees (PPLN), namely Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou, on Thursday, showed that the Jokowi-Ma'ruf pair got as many as 5,414 votes in China or around 83.7 percent of the total valid votes at 6,498.

In Mainland China, pair number 2 Prabowo Subianto-Sandiaga Uno received 1,000 votes or around 15.7 percent.

Jokowi-Ma'ruf's most votes came from the Shanghai PPLN area with 2,167, followed by the Guangzhou PPLN area (1,789) and Beijing PPLN (1,458).

Prabowo-Sandi won 506 votes in Shanghai, Beijing (327) and Guangzhou (167). The number of invalid ballots in Shanghai was 62, Beijing (22) and Guangzhou (2). The voter turnout in Shanghai reached 91.53 percent, Guangzhou (73.7 percent) and Beijing (76.11 percent).

The three PPLNs set up polling stations (TPS) for Indonesian citizens who live close to the Indonesian government representative office on Sunday (14/4).

Shanghai PPLN and Beijing PPLN also send ballots by mail to Indonesian citizens who are registered in the Final Voters List (DPT) and Additional Election List (DPTb).

The Guangzhou PPLN also held a voting with the mobile ballot box (KSK) method in Xiamen, Nanning, Haikou, and Guilin, besides also establishing polling stations at the Indonesian Consulate General in Guangzhou.

The vote acquisition data was compiled from the C1 plano form of the presidential and vice presidential candidate pairs at each polling station, postal, or KSK.