Seattle council approves changes to first-in-the-nation ‘democracy vouchers’ program


In early 2018, the Seattle Ethics and Elections Commission asked BERK to independently evaluate how effectively the Democracy Voucher Program achieved its goals during its first election cycle. This report presents findings and recommendations for the 2019 election year.

In June 2018, the Seattle City Council passed legislation to implement a key recommendation from BERK's study. Read more.