Raising, Spending, and Regulating Party Finances in the Provinces

David M. Brock, Harold J. Jansen

Abstract


Money is essential for political parties and candidates. In this article, we probe the complicated relationship between money and electoral politics. Using the cases of Manitoba, Saskatchewan and British Columbia, we explore the potential for provincial political systems to serve as laboratories to examine how different regulatory regimes affect political financing. As such, this article is an exploratory analysis of the potential for the comparative study of provincial campaign finance.

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@Canadian Political Science Review (CPSR). ISSN 1911-4125