Instead of parties using their own resources, the government will support the parties in terms of cash and kind to fight elections on the basis of the number of seats they win. Do you think this is a better alternative in countries with multi-party systems like India and perhaps even Bi-Party systems like the US?
Sep 19, 2018
Ahead of 2018 midterms, many progressive candidates are choosing to pledge not to take corporate PAC money. They are doing this to prove to their constituents that they will support the interests of the people they represent, and not the interests of massive corporations. This pledge may win the support of some voters, but it will lose the candidate at least tens of thousands of dollars. Is making this pledge worth it for a candidate, and how do you think this move will impact the culture of money in politics?