Achmad Purnomo, who is a PDIP politician and vice mayor of Surakarta, has withdrawn his mayoral bid. So the eldest son of President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo, Gibran Rakabuming Raka, is the only nominee left from the ruling party PDIP. Gibran is therefore likely to secure the nomination as PDIP’s mayor candidate in the 2020 Surakarta city election.

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