Vote Buying in Argentina

  title={Vote Buying in Argentina},
  author={Valeria Brusco and Valeria Marcelo Susan Carol Nazareno and Valeria Marcelo Susan Carol Stokes},
  journal={Latin American Research Review},
  pages={66 - 88}
  • Valeria Brusco, Valeria Marcelo Susan Carol Nazareno, Valeria Marcelo Susan Carol Stokes
  • Published 2004
  • Economics
  • Latin American Research Review
  • We analyze vote buying in Argentina—the payment by political parties of minor benefits (food, clothing, cash) to citizens in exchange for their votes. How widespread is vote buying in Argentina, and what is the profile of the typical vote "seller"? Did the shift toward a neoliberal economic model in the 1990s increase or reduce vote buying? Why do parties attempt to buy votes when the ballot is secret and people could simply accept campaign handouts and then vote as they wish? We analyze… CONTINUE READING

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