Electoral Politics: Growing Influence of ‘Dirty’ Money Undermining the Progress of Democracies.

Electoral Politics: Growing Influence of ‘Dirty’ Money Undermining the Progress of Democracies.

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Abstract

Money has always played an important role in the rise and fall of political candidates in democracies around the world. However, poorly designed and enforced legal frameworks, or lack thereof to check this especially in young democracies has allowed for money to be the substantive driver in electoral politics.