38. Is there a ban on vote buying? - Mali

Country: 
Mali
Question: 
38. Is there a ban on vote buying?
Answer: 
Yes
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"Advertising practices of a commercial nature, donations and gifts in cash or in kind for the purposes of propaganda to influence or attempt to influence the vote during the election campaign is prohibited." Source: Article 73, Loi n 2016-048 du 17 octobre  2016 portant loi electorale, 2016

"Anyone who, with donations or gifts in cash or in kind, with promises of gifts, favors, public or private employment or other benefits, will influence or attempt to influence the vote of one or more voters, directly, or through, a third person by the same means, anyone who will determine or will try to determine one or more voters to abstain, shall be punished with one to five years imprisonment and a fine of one hundred thousand (100,000) to one million (1,000,000) francs CFA." Source: Article 130, Loi n 2016-048 du 17 octobre  2016 portant loi electorale, 2016