JAKARTA (RambuPolitic) – Sandiaga Uno, the current vice governor of Jakarta city, is likely to be picked as vice president candidate of Prabowo Subianto for the upcoming (2019) Presidential Election, Gerindra party officials has said.
A senior official of Gerindra and head of Gerindra Party for Jakarta M. Taufik told reporters this morning that if there is no changes, Sandiaga Uno would resign tomorrow (Friday, Aug. 10).
Gerindra, Justice Party (PKS) and National Mandate Party (PAN) are likely teaming up as one coalition for the upcoming Presidential Election.
Previously, several names were floating as candidates of Prabowo’s vice president candidates, including Agus Harimurti Yudhoyono, a son of former president Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono.
The announcement of VP candidate of Prabowo, presidential candidate, is scheduled to be declared later today or tonight.
Meanwhile, the incumbent President Joko Widodo is also expected to announce his VP candidate on Friday. Two strongest candidates are Mahfud MD, former Constitutional Court Judge and Ret. General Moeldoko, the head of Presidential Staff. (*)
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