TITLE

Political Party Funding in Romania - One Step Forward, Two Steps Back?

AUTHOR(S)
Savenco, Iulian Georgel
PUB. DATE
February 2015
SOURCE
EIRP Proceedings;2015, Vol. 10 Issue 1, p735
SOURCE TYPE
Conference Proceeding
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Within political life, the determining role is given to political parties in their capacity as actors in the electoral campaign and in the race for political power. This is the reason for which we believe that the means of financing political parties and the electoral campaigns in which they partake is an important aspect within the electoral reform, as without an adequate funding their chances of winning the electoral race are drastically reduced. On the other hand, funding of political parties is of great interest as the lack of transparency which usually encircles this process can lead to a dangerous phenomenon, namely corruption. Throughout this article we present the current situation and critically analyze the changes which the Romanian legislature plans to apply to the political party financing law.
ACCESSION #
111206938

 

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