Pork-barrelling meaning

(politics) The practice of giving favours or money to voters in connection with a candidate for a current or future election, in order to sway enough voters so that the candidate will win.
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(politics) The practice of an elected politician giving favours or money to some or all voters in the politician's electorate, or to certain organizations, as compensation or payback for support from those voters or organizations in the past.
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Alternative form of pork-barrelling.
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Origin of pork-barrelling

  • pork barrel +‎ -ing.
    From Wiktionary