May 25, 2022

Research Report From Law Library of Congress: “Regulation of Foreign Involvement in Elections”

From the Law Library of Congress:

This report includes surveys of 13 major democratic foreign jurisdictions on laws and policies addressing foreign involvement in elections. Reports of foreign interference in recent elections in the United States and elsewhere have prompted responses in several countries. For example, Australia, Canada, France, and South Africa have new laws in 2018 addressing political contributions, and most of the other countries surveyed in this report similarly have laws prohibiting foreign donations.

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88 pages; PDF.

Foreign Jurisdictions Covered

  • Australia
  • Brazil
  • Canada
  • France
  • Germany
  • Great Britain
  • India
  • Israel
  • Japan
  • Singapore
  • South Africa
  • Sweden
  • Turkey
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