election spending fall 71,4% about 2012, knee TSEThe reduction is mainly due to ban on donations from corporations and the change in the political advertising time.
With the ban on donations from corporations and reducing the time of political propaganda, election spending in the first round of this year plunged 71,4% over the same period of municipal elections 2012. According to the Superior Electoral Court data (TSE), election spending 2016 totaled R $ 2,2 billion while four years ago the amount, corrected by the Consumer Price Index (INPC), It was R $ 7,7 billion.
Another change in the elections this year was the increase in participation of individual donations and the candidates themselves in relation to the election of 2012. While four years ago the participation of these two types of donations was 37,4% do total (R$ 2,7 billion), this year they accounted for 74,8% (R$ 1.9 billion). In general, donations, which were R $ 7,2 billion, in 2012, They fell to 2,5 billion this year, down 64,62%.
With the exception of donations over the Internet, that in the first round of this year grew 73,34%, all other types of donations record fall for the last municipal election. Donations over the Internet increased from R $ 692,6 one thousand, in 2012, to R $ 1,2 million, in 2016.
Donations made by other candidates had the biggest drop, 88,99%. they represented 12,68% of total donations four years ago and they were reduced to 3,94% this election. The parties also resold fewer resources paras campaigns this year, it is of 61,54% in comparison with 2012. While four years ago, subtitles passed on to their candidates R $ 1,4 billion, this year the amount was R $ 540,6 millions.