Returning to Feng-Mang County: The Success and Failure of the Kuomintang Political Machine

Volume: 

8

Number: 

1

Published date: 

June, 2004

Authors: 

Chin-shou Wang

Abstract: 

With two elections in the same locale, this paper studies the importance of vote-buying to the Kuomintang political machine. The author argues that the role of vote-buying in the KMT political machine is similar to that of lubricating oil in an engine. Wi

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