Vote-buying crime reports in Mexico: magnitude and correlates

@article{Vilalta2010VotebuyingCR,
  title={Vote-buying crime reports in Mexico: magnitude and correlates},
  author={Carlos Vilalta},
  journal={Crime, Law and Social Change},
  year={2010},
  volume={54},
  pages={325-337}
}
  • Carlos Vilalta
  • Published 16 November 2010
  • Political Science
  • Crime, Law and Social Change
Vote-buying is a significant problem in developing democracies. If reports of vote-buying crimes are high, results may be challenged by competing candidates in electoral courts, and violent political confrontation may erupt. Also, if not prosecuted, there is danger of vote-buying becoming a common feature of electoral processes. This study assessed the magnitude and correlates of vote-buying crime reports during the 2006 elections in Mexico. It made use of the United Nations Development Program… 
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