February 1, 2008

Norm Kelly, Marian Sawer and Peter Brent from the Australian National University suggest ways to achieve more transparency in Australia's electoral system.

Academic
March 1, 2012

A database published by the International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance examines and compares how political donations are regulated around the world.

Statistics

Opensecrets.org provides a database on who donates, how much, and to which candidates or parties in the United States.

Statistics
February 12, 2015

Democratic political strategist Peter Fenn writes that political donations in the run up to the 2016 US Presidential election are out of control and ruining America's democratic system.

Opinion

The UK Electoral Commission maintains a database of private campaign donations and public election funding to UK political parties.

Statistics
July 28, 2015

A study by Money, Politics and Transparency ranks Australia 23rd out of 54 countries in campaign finance transparency.

News
September 23, 2015

The University of Melbourne's Zim Nwokora looks at controversial questions about the financing of parties and elections.

Academic
October 30, 2014

Anthony Zurcher in a blog for the BBC reviews the burgeoning infuence of campaign finance in deciding the result of the 2014 US Congressional elections. 

Opinion
June 12, 2014

Norway's efforts to cap election spending point to a simple but effective way to reduce the role of money politics on democracy, says Emmett Rensin from Mic.com. 

News