(From The Jakarta Post)
The Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle (PDI-P) and Golkar Party held separate internal meetings on Tuesday as Megawati Soekarnoputri trailed far behind Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono in the vote counting.
Grouped under the Nationhood Coalition, PDI-P, Golkar, the United Development Party (PPP) and the Prosperous Peace Party (PDS) backed Megawati in the final round of the country's first ever direct election on Sept. 20.
With 85 million votes counted by 9 p.m. Tuesday, Megawati had garnered only 39.2 percent of the vote, compared to Susilo's 60.7 percent.
As party chairwoman, Megawati, also the incumbent president, …