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1. Is there a ban on donations from foreign interests to political parties?
  • CodeNo data
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2. Is there a ban on donations from foreign interests to candidates?
  • CodeNo data
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3. Is there a ban on corporate donations to political parties?
  • CodeNo data
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4. Is there a ban on corporate donations to candidates?
  • CodeNo data
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5. Is there a ban on donations from Trade Unions to political parties?
  • CodeNo data
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6. Is there a ban on donations from Trade Unions to candidates?
  • CodeNo data
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7. Is there a ban on anonymous donations to political parties?
  • CodeYes, above certain threshold
  • CommentNo direct ban, but de facto ban through requirement that any natural or legal persons who donates over 100,000 gourdes [I$ 5,900] to a candidate, political party, political group or group of political parties must inform the Permanent Electoral Council.
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8. Is there a ban on anonymous donations to candidates?
  • CodeYes, above certain threshold
  • CommentNo direct ban, but de facto ban through requirement that any natural or legal persons who donates over 100,000 gourdes [I$ 5,900] to a candidate, political party, political group or group of political parties must inform the Permanent Electoral Council.
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9. Is there a ban on donations from corporations with government contracts to political parties?
  • CodeNo data
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10. Is there a ban on donations from corporations with government contracts to candidates?
  • CodeNo data
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11. Is there a ban on donations from corporations with partial government ownership to political parties?
  • CodeNo data
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12. Is there a ban on donations from corporations with partial government ownership to candidates?
  • CodeNo data
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13. Is there a ban on the use of state resources in favour or against a political party or candidate?
  • CodeYes
  • CommentGovernment property and vehicles must not be used in election campaigns.
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14. Is there a limit on the amount a donor can contribute to a political party during a non-election specific period?
  • CodeNo data
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15. If there is a limit on the amount a donor can contribute to a political party during a non-election specific period, what is the limit?
  • CodeNo data
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16. Is there a limit on the amount a donor can contribute to a political party during an election?
17. If there is a limit on the amount a donor can contribute to a political party during an election, what is the limit?
  • Code 2 million gourdes [I$118,000] per donor and election
  • CommentDonation limit is the same to political parties and candidates during campaigns.
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18. Is there a limit on the amount a donor can contribute to a candidate?
19. If there is a limit on the amount a donor can contribute to a candidate, what is the limit?
  • Code 2 million gourdes [I$118,000] per donor and election
  • CommentDonation limit is the same to political parties and candidates during campaigns.
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20. Is there a limit on the amount a candidate can contribute to their own election campaign?
21. Is there a limit on in-kind donations to political parties?
22. Is there a limit on in-kind donations to candidates?
23. Is there a ban on political parties engaging in commercial activities?
24. Is there a ban on political parties taking loans in relation to election campaigns?
25. Is there a ban on candidates taking loans in relation to election campaigns?
26. Is there a ban on donors to political parties/candidates participating in public tender/procurement processes?
27. Are there provisions requiring donations to go through the banking system?

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28. Are there provisions for direct public funding to political parties?
  • CodeYes, in relation to campaigns
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29. What are the eligibility criteria for political parties to receive public funding?
  • Code Signatures of 40,000 citizens
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30. What is the allocation calculation for political parties to receive public funding?
  • CodeProportional to candidates fielded
  • CommentProportional to number of approved candidates
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31. What are the provisions on 'ear marking' direct public funding to political parties (how it should be used)?
  • CodeCampaign spending | Political education
  • CommentParties with 30% women candidates succeeding in electing 20% will double their grant, and half of this is earmarked to political education of members and financial support to female electoral candidates
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32. Are there provisions for free or subsidized access to media for political parties?
  • CodeNo
  • CommentOnly for candidates
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33. What criteria determine allocation for free or subsidized access to media for political parties?
  • CodeNot applicable
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34. Are there provisions for free or subsidized access to media for candidates?
  • CodeYes
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35. Are there provisions for any other form of indirect public funding?
  • CodeYes
  • CommentDonations under 2,000,000 gourds [I$ 118,000] are tax deductible.?
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36. Is the provision of direct public funding to political parties tied to gender equality among candidates?
  • CodeYes
  • CommentAny political party, political group or group of political parties that has at least thirty percent (30%) of female candidates and succeeded in electing twenty percent (20%) will recieve double the public funding.


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37. Are there provisions for other financial advantages to encourage gender equality in political parties?
  • CodeNo
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38. Is there a ban on vote buying?
  • CodeNo data
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39. Are there limits on the amount a political party can spend?
  • CodeNo
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40. If there are limits on the amount a political party can spend, what is the limit?
  • CodeNot applicable
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41. Are there limits on the amount a candidate can spend?
  • CodeNo
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42. If there are limits on the amount a candidate can spend, what is the limit?
  • CodeNot applicable
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43. Are there limits on the amount that third parties can spend on election campaign activities?
44. Are there limits on traditional media advertising spending in relation to election campaigns?
45. Are there limits on online media advertising spending in relation to election campaigns?
46. Do any other restrictions on online media advertisement (beyond limits) exist?

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47. Do political parties have to report regularly on their finances?
  • CodeNo
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48. Do political parties have to report on their election campaign finances?
  • CodeYes
  • CommentPolitical parties who recieve a public grant must submit an report of expenses.?

    All parties must also submit a detailed list of donations exceeding 100,000 gourds [I$ 5,900]
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49. Do candidates have to report on their election campaign finances?
  • CodeYes
  • CommentAll candidates must submit a detailed list of donations exceeding 100,000 gourds [I$ 5,900]Candidates who recieve a public grant submit an report of expenses after the election.
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50. Do third parties have to report on election campaign finances?
51. Is information in reports from political parties and/or candidates to be made public?
  • CodeNo data
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52. Must reports from political parties and/or candidates reveal the identity of donors?
  • CodeSometimes
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53. Must reports from political parties and/or candidates include information on itemized income?
54. Must reports from political parties and/or candidates include information on itemized spending?
55. Which institution(s) receives financial reports from political parties and/or candidates?
  • CodeEMB | Ministry
  • CommentPermanent Electoral Council and the Ministry of Economy and Finances
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56. Which institution(s) is responsible for examining financial reports and/or investigating violations?
  • CodeEMB
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57. What power is granted to the institution(s) responsible for examining reports and/or investigating violations?
58. What sanctions are provided for political finance infractions?
  • CodeFines | Prison | Deregistration of party | Other
  • CommentA candidate who fails to report donations exceeding 100,000 gourdes [I$ 5,900] is disqualified for voting for a period of five years after conviction.
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