Public Financing: A Look at Seattle's Democracy Voucher Program

Seattle skyline
Seattle skyline from Kerry Park.

In November 2015, Seattle voters approved the Democracy Voucher Program. This first-in-the-nation system of public campaign financing gives every eligible Seattle resident the opportunity to become involved in local campaigns by making a contribution to their preferred candidates.

Learn more about how Seattle's program is a great example for how public financing could work in other cities and states.