Early trends in Indonesian presidential election show Prabowo leading

A woman votes at a polling station during the general election in South Tangerang, on the outskirts of Jakarta, Indonesia, February 14, 2024. /Reuters

A woman votes at a polling station during the general election in South Tangerang, on the outskirts of Jakarta, Indonesia, February 14, 2024. /Reuters

Prabowo Subianto, a former special forces commander, was leading with an outright majority in Indonesia’s presidential election with over 50 percent of quick votes counted, according to tallies from several independent pollsters, including the Indonesian Survey Institute, Population Center and Political Chart, on Wednesday. 

(With input from agencies)