About the project

The cost of politics is how much it costs to run for office and the funds you need to maintain that office. WFD is leading efforts to investigate the cost of politics across different countries. This website hosts all the research and analysis to date.

The journey so far

About WFD

WFD is the UK public body dedicated to supporting democracy around the world. Operating directly in over 40 countries, WFD works with parliaments, political parties, and civil society groups as well as on elections to help make countries’ political systems fairer, more inclusive, and accountable.

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