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If You Can’t Beat Them, Join Them: Seattle’s counterintuitive response to too much money in politics

By: Anna Ellermeier In November 2015, voters in Seattle approved Initiative 122, creating the first-ever Democracy Voucher Program. The program provides registered Seattle voters with four vouchers—or “democracy dollars”—each worth $25. Voters can then take these vouchers and give them to … Continue reading

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WA: No Home, No Voice?

By: Anna Ellermeier Homeless Seattleites face barriers to voting while the City Council decides the fate of tent cities and encampments Homeless individuals, in Seattle and across the county, face unique barriers to registering to vote and exercising their right to … Continue reading

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