This article by Tammy Joyner is published by Saportareport. Here is an excerpt:
Running for political office is daunting if you don’t have much money. It’s also tough for regular voters to compete against political donors with deep pockets.
But Seattle has devised a novel way to level the playing field for both candidates and voters that could potentially work in cities like Atlanta: democracy vouchers.
Here’s how it works: Every Seattle resident who’s 18 or over is automatically mailed four $25 vouchers that they can distribute to the candidate(s) of their choice. They must be U.S. citizens or green-card holders–but they don’t need to be registered voters.
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