When Is Buying Votes Wrong
Abstractrkers choose the limiting and lenght of emigration. In modern liberal democracies, offring individual voters in political elections money for their votes is wrong and illegal; offering groups of voters particular benefits in exchange for their votes is constitutionally protected. Voters do not sell their votes; instead, voters assign their votes to legislative representatives who sell or trade on their behalf.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by University of Washington, Department of Economics in its series Working Papers with number 96-09.
Length: 16 pages
Date of creation: 1996
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