28. Are there provisions for direct public funding to political parties?

United States

United States

Yes, in relation to campaigns

The public funding programme is contained in Paragraphs 9001 to 9042, United States Code, Title 26, Internal Revenue Code. 


At the federal level, public funding is available only in connection with presidential elections. Presidential public funding is provided for qualifying party nominating conventions, presidential general election candidates and presidential primary election candidates in that order of priority. All public funding is voluntary and some candidates choose not to participate.

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