Post Jokowi, Prabowo seen as “moderating force” to reduce political polarization in 2024

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President Joko Widodo with Defense Minister Prabowo Subianto (IO/Pramita Hendra)

Jakarta, IO – Survey and Polling Indonesia (SPIN) executive director Igor Digantara viewed that Prabowo could be the best “moderating force” after President Joko Widodo ends his second term in 2024.

Prabowo has the highest electability and strongest performance an aide to President Jokowi. In fact, the son of prominent economist Soemitro Djojohadikoesoemo always tops the poll chart so far. In addition, he said, Prabowo is also considered more mature, firmer, and had broad networks at home and abroad.

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Igor said that the two camps that often clash due to political differences between them should have been able to unite following Prabowo’s joining the cabinet. However, the fact is, polarization remains.