TEMPO.CO, Jakarta - Pollster Indo Barometer revealed that 36.8 percent of respondents react positively towards the pairing of Joko Widodo (Jokowi) and Sri Mulyani, compared to the alternative option of Prabowo – Anies that was voted by 21.9 percent of respondents.
The poll involved 1,200 respondents who were surveyed in 34 provinces between January 23-30, 2018.
“This survey revealed an urgent problem in Indonesia that the public considers important,” said Indo Barometer Executive Director Muhammad Qodari on February 15.
According to Qodari, the poll was conducted to measure the dynamics of the 2019 presidential election. Finance Minister Sri Mulyani was also eminent as a presidential candidate. She is popular among the Indonesian public, which is shown by the 65 percent of respondents who chose her.
There was 65 percent of respondents who favored Sri Mulyani as a Vice President in the upcoming election. “This poll was to measure the candidate's constellation, the public’s judgment towards a candidate in their determining aspect that has caught the people's attention,” said Qodari.
Riani Sanusi Putri