After Joko 'Jokowi' Widodo and Jusuf Kalla announced earlier today (19/05) to form a pair in the upcoming Indonesian presidential election (scheduled for 9 July 2014), supported by a coalition consisting of the PDI-P, NasDem, PKB and Hanura, the other pair also presented itself. Prabowo Subianto officially announced that Hatta Rajasa will be his running mate in the election. This pair is backed by Gerindra, PAN, PPP, PKS and Golkar. At the last moment Golkar, second-largest party in the April legislative election, decided to join this coalition.
Prabowo Subianto, the presidential candidate of the coalition and front-man of the Gerindra party, formally presented the coalition as well as Hatta Rajasa's nomination for the vice-presidential candidate, at Rumah Polonia (East Jakarta), the house of Indonesia's first president Sukarno.
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