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This paper discusses the electoral implications of psychological motivation on voting functions. We tested a claim of the Weber-Fechner law as applied to electoral behaviour-specifically, thatan expanded public sector leads politicians to make more significant, opportunistic distortions of public expenditures than the distortions observed when the public sector is diminished. Weemployed a system of simultaneous equations to test this hypothesis for cases observed in more than sixty democraciesdoi:10.18267/j.pep.425 fatcat:kz2feozxhnffllrjtlejr37yg4