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Lure of money in lieu of votes in Lok Sabha and Assembly Elections the trend: 2007-2014

Based on a study focusing on the menace of lure of money in lieu of votes in Indian elections, this report is an update on note-for-vote trend in the country during 2014 Parliamentary and Assembly elections.  The focus in surveys in 2014 is more on States other than Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and Karnataka, the three States where the phenomena already reached threatening levels. But  this  report  covers  the  period  of  2007  to  2014. The states which experienced unprecedented shifts in party loyalties and in voting intentions were specially covered.