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Jul 10, 2014

Photos: election day in Indonesia

Photographer Angie Bexley documents election day in the Indonesian village of Tamantirto.


With the media focusing on the rivalry between presidential candidates Jakarta governor Joko “Jokowi” Widodo and former general Prabowo Subianto, photographer Angie Bexley shows a lesser-seen side of election day in Indonesia.

Taring Padi pro-democracy street posters ask, “Who owns Indonesia?”

First-time voter in the village of  Tamantirto, Yogyakarta

Polling booths, Tamantirto, Yogyakarta

Registration desks, Tamantirto, Yogyakarta

Polling booths in  Tamantirto, Yogyakarta

A voter. Tamantirto, Yogyakarta

The head of the village casts his vote. Tamantirto, Yogyakarta.

Registration desks.

Registration desks. Tamantirto, Yogyakarta.

Pro-Prabowo posters still up the day after the election.


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3 thoughts on “Photos: election day in Indonesia

  1. Raaraa

    I wonder why we can’t use indelible ink instead of enforced IDs for voters over here.

    Not that multiple voting is a big deal really.

  2. The Pedanticist

    There won’t be any photos coming out of West Papua me thinks…

  3. AR

    WOW!, those posters looked as if Martin Sharp & Felix Dennis had been reincarnated as their own love child.


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