1. Spending Limits: Limits on the amount that can be spent on politics and elections.
  2. Funding sources: The source of the funding received by a political party or candidate.
  3. Candidate: A person who stands for election to Parliament. They can be nominated by political parties or stand as independents.
  4. Constituency: citizens residing in a particular political representative’s area or district.
  5. Constitution: The set of basic rules and laws by which a country or state is governed. The ultimate set of laws to which all other laws made by contemporary governments are subservient to..
  6. Direct democracy: Government by the people in fact rather than merely in principle. The citizenry themselves voting on all issues affecting them.
  7. Impeachment: The legislative equivalent of a criminal prosecution, where a high government official is subject to an investigation, indictment and subsequent trial.