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Does paying a holder of public office to resign constitute bribery?

No. Both accepting a public servant position and resignation are wholly personal choices. Assuming there is no minimum tenure imposed, the person can't be audited and held to account as to how and why ...
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Does paying a holder of public office to resign constitute bribery?

EDIT: I've completely re-written this answer due to some confusion in the comments as to what my argument was, and also to include some counter-arguments. united-kingdomengland-and-walesnorthern-...
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Does paying a holder of public office to resign constitute bribery?

Proabably NO 18 USC § 201 deals with bribery of public officials (b) Whoever— (1) directly or indirectly, corruptly gives, offers or promises anything of value to any public official or person who ...
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