The Democracy Voucher Program's services are currently available on a limited basis. If you need assistance, please e-mail democracyvoucher@seattle.gov or leave a voicemail at 206-727-8855 and we'll return your call.

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Your feedback is anonymous and important to us! Please complete the online survey by April 24, 2020.

Coming for 2021

Who will receive Democracy Vouchers?
Registered voters in Seattle and those who applied for the program will receive Democracy Vouchers beginning 2021.

Which elected positions are eligible for Democracy Voucher funding? 
The mayor, two city council (citywide) positions, and the city attorney's race will be eligible for funding.   

What are the new individual contribution limits?
Candidates in the program are subject to contribution limits of $300 from individual donors when running for city attorney or city council (not including $100 in Democracy Vouchers).

Participating mayoral candidates are subject to contribution limits of $550 (including $100 in Democracy Vouchers).

Candidates not participating in the Democracy Voucher Program have a contribution limit of $550 from individual donors.