Distributed Voucher Funds

As with all donations to candidate campaigns, voucher assignments are public information. Your name and the candidate you give your vouchers to are public information and will be published on this website.

For a complete list of campaign contributions, visit the Seattle Ethics and Elections Commission campaign contributions page.

2019 -Distributed Voucher Funds to Candidates

Candidate Position Vouchers Total
Alex Pedersen City Council District #4 4,189 $104,725
Ami Nguyen City Council District #3 2,284 $57,100
Andrew Lewis City Council District #7 4,770 $119,250
Brendan Kolding City Council District #1 2,453 $61,325
Cathy Tuttle City Council District #4 2,435 $60,875
Christopher Peguero City Council District #2 1,844 $46,100
Dan Strauss City Council District #6 5,029 $125,725
Daniela Lipscomb-Eng City Council District #7 1,770 $44,250
Debora Juarez City Council District #5 3,180 $79,500
Ed Pottharst City Council District #6 913 $22,825
Egan Orion City Council District #3 5,171 $129,275
Emily Myers City Council District #4 2,461 $61,525
Heidi Stuber City Council District #4 1,191 $29,775
Heidi Wills City Council District #6 4,284 $107,100
Jason Williams City Council District #7 2,104 $52,600
Jay Fathi City Council District #6 1,815 $45,375
Jim Pugel City Council District #7 3,600 $90,000
John Lombard City Council District #5 1,983 $49,575
Jon Lisbin City Council District #6 2,017 $50,425
Joshua Newman City Council District #4 697 $17,425
Kate Martin City Council District #6 1,850 $46,250
Lisa Herbold City Council District #1 5,469 $136,725
Logan Bowers City Council District #3 1,832 $45,800
Mark Solomon City Council District #2 5,621 $140,525
Melissa Hall City Council District #6 1,881 $47,025
Michael George City Council District #7 1,853 $46,325
Pat Murakami City Council District #3 2,190 $54,750
Phillip Tavel City Council District #1 4,360 $109,000
Phyllis Porter City Council District #2 1,662 $41,550
Sasha Anderson City Council District #4 1,492 $37,300
Sergio Garcia City Council District #6 2,606 $65,150
Shaun Scott City Council District #4 4,801 $120,025
Tammy Morales City Council District #2 5,049 $126,225
Terry Rice City Council District #6 1,124 $28,100
Zachary DeWolf City Council District #3 2,199 $54,975
- - 98,179 $2,454,475


Download: Final 2019 Democracy Voucher Data

2017 - Distributed Voucher Funds to Candidates

Candidate Name Candidate Position Vouchers Total
Hisam Goueli City Council Position 8 1,102 $27,550
Jon Grant City Council Position 8 12,000 $300,000
Teresa Mosqueda City Council Position 8 12,000 $300,000
Lorena Gonzalez City Council Position 9 8,527 $213,175
Pat Murakami City Council Position 9 6,107 $152,675
Pete Holmes City Attorney 5,885 $147,125
- 46,621 $1,140,525

Download: Final 2017 Democracy Voucher Data 

Description of data fields:


Voucher Numbers

Each Democracy Voucher is assigned a unique tracking number.

Voucher Status

Received - A Democracy Voucher assigned to an eligible candidate is considered "received" once it has been received by the Seattle Ethics and Elections Commission. The signature on the voucher is pending verification.

Accepted - A Democracy Voucher is considered "accepted" if the signature on the voucher has been verified by either King County Elections or the Seattle Ethics and Elections Commission. If the signature on the voucher does not match, the voucher remains unassigned and the resident is contacted.

Redeemed - A Democracy Voucher moves from the "accepted" status to "redeemed" once the Seattle Ethics and Elections Commission has issued a check to the campaign. Vouchers may only be redeemed by campaigns in the "qualified" status.Vouchers sent to the Seattle Ethics and Elections Commission may take up to 10 business days to reach the status of "accepted." Please contact us for further details about a particular voucher.

Assigned Campaign

Each Democracy Voucher is "assigned" to a participating campaign.

Campaign Status

Candidates are listed as "pending" once they have signed a pledge and indicated their intention to participate in the Democracy Voucher Program. Candidates may collect qualifying signatures, contributions, and Democracy Vouchers.Candidates are listed as "qualified" once they have gathered the required number of qualifying signatures and contributions. The Seattle Ethics and Elections Commission will audit the qualifying signatures and contributions. Candidates may receive funds from the Democracy Vouchers assigned to them after they have "qualified."

Learn more about the qualifying process for candidates on the candidates' page.

Accepted Date

This is the date the Democracy Voucher staff confirmed the validity of the voucher.

Redeemed Date

This is the date the Seattle Ethics and Elections Commission issued a check to the "qualified" campaigns.