41. Are there limits on the amount a political party can spend?

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Breakdown by Continent

Continent Yes No No data Countries researched
Africa 10
(19.6%)
36
(70.6%)
5
(9.8%)
51
Americas 14
(41.2%)
20
(58.8%)
0
(0.0%)
34
Asia 13
(35.1%)
22
(59.5%)
2
(5.4%)
37
Europe 19
(43.2%)
24
(54.5%)
1
(2.3%)
44
Oceania 1
(7.1%)
12
(85.7%)
1
(7.1%)
14
Total 57 114 9 180
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To limit the advantage of political parties with more access to money, and sometimes to reduce overall spending on political party activities and election campaigns, some countries limit the amount that political parties are allowed to spend

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Afghanistan No data

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Albania Yes

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Algeria No

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Andorra Yes

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Angola No

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Antigua and Barbuda No

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Argentina Yes

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Armenia Yes

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Australia No

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Austria Yes

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Azerbaijan Yes

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Bahamas No

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Bahrain No data

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Bangladesh Yes

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Barbados No

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Belarus No

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Belgium Yes

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Belize No

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Benin Yes

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Bhutan Yes

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Bolivia No

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Bosnia and Herzegovina Yes

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Botswana No

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Brazil No

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Bulgaria Yes

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Burkina Faso No

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Burundi No

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Cambodia No

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Cameroon No

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Canada Yes

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Cape Verde Yes

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Central African Republic No

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Chad No data

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Chile Yes

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Colombia Yes

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Comoros No data

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Congo, Democratic Republic of No

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Costa Rica No

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Cote d'Ivoire No

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Croatia No

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Cyprus No

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Czech Republic No

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Denmark No

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Djibouti No

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Dominica No

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Dominican Republic No

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Ecuador Yes

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Egypt No

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El Salvador No

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Equatorial Guinea No data

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Estonia No

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Ethiopia No

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Fiji No

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Finland No

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France No

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Gabon No

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Gambia No

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Georgia Yes

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Germany No

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Ghana No

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Greece Yes

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Grenada No

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Guatemala Yes

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Guinea Yes

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Guinea-Bissau No

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Guyana Yes

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Haiti Yes

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Honduras Yes

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Hungary No

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Iceland No

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India No

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Indonesia No

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Iran, Islamic Republic of No

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Iraq No

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Ireland No

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Israel Yes

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Italy Yes

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Jamaica Yes

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Japan No

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Jordan No

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Kazakhstan No

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Kenya Yes

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Kiribati No

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Korea, Republic of Yes

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Kyrgyzstan Yes

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Latvia Yes

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Lebanon No

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Lesotho No

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Liberia Yes

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Libya Yes

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Liechtenstein No

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Lithuania Yes

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Luxembourg No

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Macedonia, former Yugoslav Republic (1993-) Yes

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Madagascar No

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Malawi No

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Malaysia No

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Maldives No

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Mali No

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Malta No

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Marshall Islands No

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Mauritania No

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Mauritius No

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Mexico Yes

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Micronesia, Federated States of No

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Moldova, Republic of No

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Monaco No

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Mongolia Yes

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Montenegro Yes

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Morocco No

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Mozambique No

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Myanmar Yes

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Namibia No

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Nauru No

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Nepal Yes

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Netherlands No

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New Zealand Yes

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Nicaragua No

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Niger No

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Nigeria No

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Norway No

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Pakistan No

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Palau No

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Panama Yes

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Papua New Guinea No

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Paraguay Yes

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Peru No

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Philippines Yes

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Poland No data

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Portugal Yes

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Republic of The Congo (Brazzaville) No

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Romania No

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Russian Federation Yes

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Rwanda No

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Saint Kitts and Nevis No

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Saint Lucia No

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Saint Vincent and The Grenadines No

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Samoa No data

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San Marino Yes

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Sao Tome and Principe Yes

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Senegal No

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Serbia No

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Seychelles No

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Sierra Leone No

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Singapore No

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Slovakia Yes

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Slovenia Yes

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Solomon Islands No

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South Africa No

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Spain Yes

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Sri Lanka No

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Sudan Yes

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Suriname No

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Swaziland No data

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Sweden No

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Switzerland No

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Syrian Arab Republic No

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Taiwan No

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Tajikistan No

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Tanzania, United Republic of Yes

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Thailand Yes

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Timor-Leste No

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Togo Yes

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Tonga No

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Trinidad and Tobago No

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Tunisia No data

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Turkey No

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Turkmenistan No

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Tuvalu No

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Uganda No

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Ukraine No

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United Kingdom Yes

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United States Yes

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Uruguay No

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Uzbekistan No

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Vanuatu No

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Venezuela No

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Yemen No

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Zambia No

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Zimbabwe No

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