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Campaign Corruption

CAMPAIGN CORRUPTION THE DAMAGE Corruption, besides the moral damages it causes, distorts the allocation of resources, weaken the competition and worsen the economic performance of the country. 1 THE DEMAND Lack of transparency puts campaign financing to risks of corruption. If lawful resources do not suffice, parties search for alternative ways, THE BENEFIT Pre-fixed public tendering is the channel through which public money is allocated to businesses who corruptly finance politics or bribe decision makers into even if this evokes unlawfulness. unlawful practices. THE INTENTION Businesses unlawfully donate parties' election campaigns to get public contracts in exchange even if their market competitors, who refrain from corruption, perform better. This kind of "floating corruption" is an empty check corrupt businesses can cash when it comes to obtaining assignments funded by the central budget. 3 THE RETURN In exchange of unlawful donations, parties, if assuming power, allocate public money through tailor made procurements to businesses concerned. 10 TRANSPARENCY'S RECOMMENDATION TO MAKE CAMPAIGN FINANCING MORE CLEAR MONEY USED TO FINANCE CAMPAIGNS SHELL BE DEPOSITED ON ?! LIFT BAN EXCLUDING LEGAL ENTITIES FROM LAWFUL DONATORS A DESIGNATED ACCOUNT ("CAMPAIGN ACCOUNT") NO GOVERNMENT ACTIONS TO FULL ACCOUNT- PROMOTE THE CAMPAIGN OF GOVERNING PARTIES ABILITY, SEVERE SANCTIONS IN CASE OF INFRACTIONS NO IN CASH PAYMENTS, JUST OPEN UP TARIFFS OF BILLBOARDS AND POSTERS BANK TRANSFERS NGOS CAMPAIGNING FOR PARTIES SHALL EFFICIENCY NO CAMPAIGNING THRESHOLD FOR PARTIES TO OBTAIN STATE FUNDỊNG MAKE ALL GIVE A PUBLIC PAYMENTS CLEAR OUTSIDE CAMPAIGN ACCOUNT ON THEIR PERIOD PRESCRIBED RESOURCES AND AND TRANSPARENT BY THE LAW SPENDING TRANSPARENCY INTERNATIONAL WHAT DO WE CHOOSE 1 Infographics: Reference: FISCAL RESPONSIBILITY INSTITUTE BUDAPEST Project by Transparency International Hungary infotandem HUNGARY and Fiscal Responsibility Institute KFIB BIAA

Campaign Corruption

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It is about how the political corruption works is Hungary recently.




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