28. Are there provisions for direct public funding to political parties?
Electoral Law 2012 and Lei do Financiamento Politico 2012
Art 5 of the Lei do Financiamento Politico states that 'The General State Budget includes an annual amount for assistance to political parties or coalitions of parties with a seat in the National Assembly. 'A
Art 95 of the Electoral Law states that'The Estado shall determine the budgetary support given to the campaigns of the election candidates.'