Amy Radil had this really interesting article in KUOW:
If you live in Seattle, you might have received an envelope full of Democracy Vouchers in the mail in recent weeks. Some call them “Monopoly money.” But those slips of paper translate into real cash for local political campaigns.
And this is the first year that candidates in the mayor’s race are competing for them as well.
The vouchers are four blue, oversized checks for $25 each. You can sign them over to individual candidates for Seattle mayor, city council, and city attorney anytime through this November, and they get reimbursed by the city.
Read the full article here.