For the Chairman of the Gerindra Party Prabowo Subianto, a victory for the pair Anies Baswedan and Sandiaga Uno in Jakarta’s 2017 gubernatorial race is crucial to his plan to enter the 2019 presidential race. With Anies–Sandi in control of the capital city, Prabowo would presumably have a bargaining position vis-a-vis President Jokowi. Furthermore, Anies would become a viable running mate for Prabowo. With Sandi to take over the leadership of Jakarta, it the perfect scenario for a complete control. But Prabowo is not the only one to benefit from such a scenario. To subscribe please click here