International Journal of Humanities and Social Science

ISSN 2220-8488 (Print), 2221-0989 (Online) 10.30845/ijhss

The Economic and Political Impact of Financing on the Electoral Process in Jordan
Dr, Khaled Mohsen ( Associate Professor); Prof, Dr. Mahmud Khalaf

This study aimed to shed light on one of the issues that Jordanian public concern about, because of their impact on transparency and fairness of the electoral process in Jordan in a way that is reflected negatively on the supervisory and Legislative role of Jordanian Parliament Council. The study concluded many results including; the great impact of political money on democratic life, especially on electoral process through the withdrawal of public confidence in parliament and its role in the political process and the negative impact on the voters’ interests. The control process of political money use is considered as the task of initial wisdom, but it has been characterized by weakness and lack of seriousness in punishing the committers of political money crimes. Accordingly, the study recommended to the need to activate the application of legal procedures firmly, to followup vote-buying brokers and monitor their activities, to educate voters about their rights and the negative impact of political money use in parliamentary life and its huge negative effects on the overall political process.

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