The most interesting development related to the 2017 gubernatorial election in the province of the Bangka Belitung (Babel) Islands is the official confirmation from PDIP that it would enter into a coalition with PPP to endorse the incumbent Governor Rustam Effendi and his running mate Yusroni Yazid. The incumbent needs this coalition in order to match the size of the coalition led by their rival the Golkar Party.To subscribe please click here