Runoff Likely in Indonesia's Presidential Election

Private polls show Indonesia's first direct presidential election will go to a runoff in September. Neither former general Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono nor incumbent Megawati Sukarnoputri appears to have received a majority of the votes. Official results are not expected for 10 days. Hear NPR's Renee Montagne and NPR's Michael Sullivan.

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