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Voting for Parliament election in Indonesia

Voting for Parliament election in Indonesia

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2009-04-09 13:55:05 - With counting begins results intiated trickling in Thursday, President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono's Democratic Party coming in the lead with around 20 percent of votes.

Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle (PDI-P) headed by former President Megawati Sukarnoputri came second with around 15 percent; and the Golkar Party trailing third with nearly 13 percent.The religious-based Islamic Prosperous Justice Party (PKS) came fourth with around 8 percent.

Other political outfits may managed to be in list of first 10 include the National Awakening Party, the National Mandate Party,
the United Development Party, the Great Indonesia Movement Party (Gerindra), and the People's Concience Party

Indonesia, South East Asia's biggest economy, have begun voting to elect a new Parliament.The main issue in voters' mind will be maintaining growth in the face of the…