Voting has ended in the presidential and legislative elections of Indonesia, with tens of millions of people submitting votes without widespread hitches.
Preliminary results based on so-called "quick counts" as votes are publicly considered at polling stations are expected to begin launching within two hours.
The place of presidential race Joko "Jokowi" Widodo and his running mate, Chairman of the Indonesian Council of Ulit Ma'ruf Amin, against retired general and long-time rival Prabowo Subianto and multi- millionaire businesswoman Sandiaga Uno.
People in two districts of Jayapura, the capital city of the province of Papua in the east of Indonesia, could not vote after the ballots and ballot boxes were not delivered.
Yosina, a resident in the Abepura district, said: "We were very disappointed that we waited for nothing because of this morning. We wanted to release our vote but the ballot box was not there." [1
Theodorus Kosay, chairman of the provincial elections commission, said that problems arose due to the delay in replacing corrupted ballots and lack of volunteers. The election of two affected districts is postponed until Thursday.
Widodo and Amin are trying to introduce themselves as progressive but religious, with a slogan of "Advancing Indonesia".
"I am a patriot," Widodo said in an announcement of his candidacy in August 2018. "He is a sincere religious figure. We have succeeded in every one as well . "
Prabowo, accused of human rights abuses, Widodo in 2014, while Uno is a businessman who spent several months as deputy governor of Jakarta, after mass rallies against Basuki Tjajaha Purnama (also known as Ahok) who was accused – and then convicted – of blasphemy.  Ballots are delivered with security escorts in remote regions of the country by airplanes, boats, canoes and horses.
Two speedboats were implemented as mobile polling stations for residents in the chain of the Thousand Islands in the north of Jakarta.
"Although some people are ethical apathy, I think it's important to vote for Indonesia's future. Vote on your conscience," says Hadi Wiguna, queuing to vote at a central polling station Jakarta.
A tornado in East Java last Tuesday had destroyed two village polling stations and cut power over two, moving voting to safer places, said Antara news agency domestic news agency.
According to Wayne Hay, who reports from Jakarta, the overall turnout is likely to be more than traditional 70 percent. Half can be more this time because of the two different elections taking place as well as the divisive nature of the vote and long election campaign where there are many disagreements surrounding issues such as economy and religion. "
The latest opinion polls In the lead election is Widodo-Amin leading up to 20 points, with a significant proportion of skeptical voters.
Most with political experts predicting a closer result, however, given pre-elec of 2014 Polls at the time were the same, but Widodo was defeated in Prabowo by only six points.
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Wednesday will also see elections for parliamentary elections. Elections are usually held a few months before presidential elections but the transfer means that the voters will deal with a list of poor choices.
More than 10,000 people volunteered in the crowd-sources of election results posted on poles ling station in a real-time bid to thwart fraud attempts.
However, opposition is suspected of voter irregularities that may affect millions and promise legal or "human power" action if its concerns are ignored
"We are very concerned, we hope and pray that today's election will be fair and peaceful, it will be peaceful if it is justified. Hopefully, the will of the Indonesians will be heard today, "said Prabowo after voting. 19659004] Last week, many videos appeared online as if showing thousands of voting papers filled in bags in a warehouse in neighboring Malaysia, with a lot of ratings.
The superb board of the country has r denotes a vote for Indonesians in Malaysia and in Australia, where many hundred registered voters are still standing after polls closed on Saturday.
A decision will be made by the election commission.
Additional reporting by Kate Walton in Jakarta