campaign finance


Who are the Alberta NDP’s biggest donors? Its own staffers

A Maclean’s analysis of the party’s fundraising statements finds that 68 of its top 100 donors are its own elected MLAs and their staff
Robocalls Charges 20130402

Why Canadians should spend more money—not less—on elections

Limits on campaign expenses do the opposite of what is intended, giving the advantage to the well-known and the politically connected
Charles Koch

The U.S. midterm elections will be a battle of billionaires

Can a few of America’s richest citizens sway the outcome in critical races?
Naheed Nenshi

Naheed Nenshi vs. Six-Million Dollar Man

Colby Cosh on the latest chapter in a Calgary drama
Rotator Sarko Quebec

Why Sarkozy is in Canada while police raid his Paris home

The former French president, now under investigation for illicit campaign financing, has close ties to Quebec business titan Paul Desmarais

Careful what you wish for, Prof. Mendes

Colby Cosh on how we might as well go ahead and hold the funeral if democracy is so easily buyable
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Electoral fraud? Tell it to the judge.

COYNE: The Tories were gaming the system, but transfers of campaign funds are not illegal