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The Seattle Ethics and Elections Commission (SEEC) will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, December 6, 2023, at 4:00 p.m., to consider and hold a vote on the adoption of a new Elections Code Rule 18 Special Elections. The rule recommends increases in Maximum Campaign Valuations and contribution limits applicable to Democracy Voucher participants, in addition to the number of Democracy Vouchers provided to eligible individuals for a 2024 Special Election. The rule is line with inflationary changes and the administration of special elections pursuant to Seattle Municipal Codes 2.04.090.F., 2.04.690.D., and 2.04.690.I.  

SEEC Elections Code Administrative Rule 18 Special Elections

Written public comments may be submitted by mail to SEEC, MS SMT-4010, PO Box 94729, Seattle, WA 98124-4729 or by email to Comments must be received by 4:00 p.m. on Monday, December 4, 2023. Written comments will be reviewed by the Commission prior to the meeting but will not be read into the record.

Wayne Barnett, Executive Director

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