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PN 2015-14: Regulating Political Dynasties Toward a more Inclusive Society

Political dynasties result when a family retains at least one elective position over successive election cycles, and/or when a family expands its number of family members in elective office. This Policy Note discusses why they need to be regulated and describes international practices on regulating political dynasties. It also summarizes the current efforts of legislators in passing an antidynasty law, and how such a legislation may facilitate a more inclusive society. The proposed bills of both houses of Congress on antidynasty legislation will neither totally remove political dynasties in the country nor fully level the political playing field. But such a legislation is crucial to commence reforms in the political process. An antidynasty law may be an avenue to improve the quality of political parties by increasing everyone's access to political participation. Greater access by the people not only to growth processes but also to political processes by passing a legislation that regulates political dynasties will further strengthen our democracy and promote inclusiveness.

Philippine Institute for Development Studies
Authors Keywords
Albert, Jose Ramon G.; Mendoza, Ronald U.; Yap, David B.; Cruz, Jan Fredrick; Philippines; inclusive growth; political dynasty; antidynasty law; political equality;
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