pork-barrelling definition

  • noun:
    • The practice of offering favours or money to voters relating to an applicant for a current or future election, so that you can sway adequate voters so your prospect will win.
    • The practice of an elected politician giving favours or cash for some or all voters when you look at the politician's electorate, or even to particular companies, as compensation or payback for help from those voters or organizations in past times.

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