Logrolling Law and Legal Definition

Logrolling refers to exchange of political favors. It involves trading of votes among legislators to gain support of measures that are beneficial to each legislator’s constitutency. It is a legislative practice of including several propositions in a proposed constitutional amendment. This is done, so that the legislature or voters can pass all of them, even though these propositions might not have passed if they had been submitted sepeartely. In the U.S. many states have prohibited the practice of logrolling.