No matter how you vote, it's costing you

Hooper, Narelle
September 1998
BRW;09/21/98, Vol. 20 Issue 36, p32
Trade Publication
Reports on the costs of the 1998 federal election in Australia. Money spent by political parties on advertising; Rising costs of election campaigns; 1996 amendments to the Commonwealth Electoral Act giving more parties more funds; Coalition party putting more money into the campaign due to the challenge from the Australian Labor Party; Costs of electronic advertising. INSET: Pollsters nip at each other's heels.


Related Articles

  • Grey Money.  // Canada & the World Backgrounder;Sep2000, Vol. 66 Issue 1, p13 

    Discusses how the government of Canada control election finances. Limitation on the amount of money a political party and candidate can spend during the campaign; Law regarding political donors; Candidates who are entitled to get back some of their election expenses. INSETS: WHERE THE MONEY...

  • Earth to Reform Party. Cooper, Matthew; Ressner, Jeffrey // Time;8/21/2000, Vol. 156 Issue 8, p61 

    Discusses the schism in the United States Reform Party, and the debate surrounding the distribution of $12.5 million in Federal Election Commission (FEC) campaign funds among the party's factions. Efforts to determine the legitimacy of the party's presidential nominees, Pat Buchanan and John...

  • MONEY WITH A NAME ON IT.  // Christian Science Monitor;7/03/2000, Vol. 92 Issue 155, p8 

    Presents the author's opinions concerning the final passage in the Senate of a bill that forces political committees to disclose donors and spending as a start for campaign finance reform.

  • Campaign Finance Reform Hits Roadblock In Senate.  // Association Management;Oct98, Vol. 50 Issue 10, p8 

    No abstract available.

  • A flash of hope for reformers. Germond, Jack W.; Witcover, Jules // National Journal;7/11/98, Vol. 30 Issue 28, p1643 

    Discusses the update on the campaign finance reform to be released in the United States on July 14, 1998. Most obvious shift in the reform; Comments from Fred Wertheimer, head of the Democracy 21 public policy group; How Wertheimer view other development in the campaign finance.

  • Study: FEC Rules Impinge On Political Sites. Barrett, Randy // Inter@ctive Week;09/27/99, Vol. 6 Issue 40, p52 

    Focuses on the report `Square Pegs and Round Holes: Applying the Campaign Finance Law to the Internet--Risks to Free Expression and Democratic Values,' released by the Center for Democracy and Technology in Washington D.C. Problems with campaign regulations; Web sites supporting political...

  • The scandal in our midst. McCain, John // Newsweek;8/17/1998, Vol. 132 Issue 7, p13 

    Opinion. Argues that the way United States legislators raise campaign money is out of control. The author's position as a Republican senator and chairman of the Senate Commerce, Science and Technology Committee; The role of big money in US political campaigns; Public opinion of the possibility...

  • Representaçao poiltica e interesses particulares na saüde: o caso do financiamento de campan has eleitorais pelas empresas de pianos de saúde privados no Brasil. Scheffer, Mario; Bahia, Ligla // Interface - Comunicação, Saúde, Educação;jul-set2011, Vol. 15 Issue 38, p947 

    The Brazilian legislation regulates the financial donations from private sources to both majoritarian and proportional election candidates. Based on approaches foundin the literature on the party-system structure and on the relationships between the Legislative and Executive, this study uses the...

  • Code of practice for political advertising could aid agencies.  // Campaign;10/17/2003, Issue 42, p5 

    The Great Britain Electoral Commission has claimed a new code of practice on political advertising would relieve pressure on agencies to devise controversial campaigns. The body, which supervises elections in Britain, launched an investigation to decide if the content of political advertisements...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics