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The study interrogates the impact of campaign spending on electoral participants over the previous electoral cycles (2006, 2011, and 2016).
The cardinal object of this study is to analyse the extent of the impact of election spending on electoral participants as a consequence of commercialisation of politics and electoral processes, and to propose solutions for curbing the vice that has metamorphosed into a monster.
Working with civil society organizations, we designed the study to estimate how voters and candidates responded to their campaign in treatment and spill over villages, and how impacts varied with campaign intensity. Despite its heavy footprint, the campaign did not reduce politician offers of gifts in exchange for votes.
We estimate the effects of one of the largest anti-vote-buying campaigns ever studied—with half a million voters exposed across 1427 villages—in Uganda’s 2016 elections.
This report highlights the major findings of ACFIM’s long term observation of the campaign period and the polling day activities leading to announcement of final results. The report captures the views of key informants including losing candidates of the NRM party primaries whore were turned campaign agents of candidate Naome Kibaaju, Electoral Commission officials, political party leaders, local journalists, local opinion leaders, and voters among others.
The National Symposium on Commercialisation of Politics and Electoral Process under the theme Commercialisation of Politics and Electoral Processes in Uganda was organised by Alliance for Finance Monitoring (ACFIM) with support from the National Endowment Democracy (NED). The discussion was in the context of the discourse on money in politics and its impact on the integrity of electoral process. The main objective of the symposium was to get commercialization of politics and electoral processes on the national agenda.
ANALYTICAL CASE STUDY OF THE FLOW OF BUDGET FUNDS AND EXPENDITURE DURING THE ELECTION PERIOD (MAY 2016)
This report is as a result of the study that analysed flow of funds from the national budget and the extent (and pattern) to which some identified sectors in respect to: use, misuse and abuse of national budget resources for political campaigning; mapping of loopholes that facilitate use, misuse, and abuse of state financial resources during political campaigning; and presentation of concrete recommendations to government MDAs on this issue to remedy it for years to come.
Alliance for Campaign Finance Monitoring (ACFIM) partnered with the National Democratic Institute (NDI) to conduct a survey of Members of the 10th Parliament on campaign finance reform. The survey took a maximum of 40 and minimum of 35 minutes per MP.
The survey is representative of the target population at a 98.5% confidence level with a margin of error of + / -1.5%.
The decision to divulge into the study of campaign financing in Uganda is only an attempt to start a long conversation that is not likely to end with this publication. This is because, little is known about this subject especially in the largest political parties that are closest to political power. Financing is not transparent in terms of sources, lack of operational budgets, expenditure streams, and the total amounts spent during an election year.