Indonesians vote for president in tight race

July 9, 2014 5:21 AM

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JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — After the most polarizing campaigning in Indonesia's history, millions of people voted to elect a new president Wednesday in a race too tight to predict, hoping for change after years of corruption and poverty.

The world's third-largest democracy is divided over two very different choices: Joko Widodo, a one-time furniture maker and Prabowo Subianto, a wealthy ex-army general with close links to former dictator Suharto.

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