After looking at the number of political parties and seats backing each pair, some analysts conclude that Prabowo Subianto and Hatta Rajasa are stronger than Joko “Jokowi” Widodo and Jusuf Kalla. They might be right. But they may have forgotten that whoever had Golkar in their coalition ended as  the loser in presidential election. It’s not something mystical; it’s statistical. Let’s talk a bit about it!

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