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Corruption scandals are likely to cost President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono's Democratic Party of Indonesia in the country's parliamentary election on Wednesday.

Professor Tim Lindsey, who is the director of Melbourne Law School's Centre for Indonesian Law, Islam and Society, told ABC News 24 that over the last few elections indonesian voters have been looking for parties that can deliver clean governance, lower corruption and address popular welfare issues.

For more on the Indonesian election, including the upcoming presidential polls, visit the University of Melbourne's Election Watch website.