Donations to German parties soar during elections, raising concerns

By |januar 25th, 2019|Abgeordnetenwatch, Bavarian Employers' Associations for the Metalworking and Electrical Industries (vbm), CDU/CSU, Christian Lindner, FDP, German elections 2017, Léa Briand, LobbyControl, News, party donations|

The financial statements of German political parties for 2017 once again demonstrated that business is particularly generous during elections, with the Union of CDU and CSU benefitting in particular. Critics argue that these donations distort democracy...