Community outreach by the Seattle Democracy Voucher Program.Seattle Ethics & Elections Commission

Seattle’s Public Financing System Doubled Donor Participation in Second Run

The city's innovative "democracy voucher" program, adopted to diversify campaign donors and candidates, made continued strides in representativeness of Seattle residents.

Democracy Primary category in which blog post is published
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Companies Pause PACs While Fighting Democracy Reforms

Many of the companies that grabbed headlines by suspending their PAC donations after the assault on the Capitol Building are members of industry groups that oppose ethics and campaign finance reforms.

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Revealing Money and Power Networks in North Carolina Campaigns

A spatial analysis of campaign finance data reveals a 2020 statehouse landscape awash in cash as Democrats tried new efforts to win seats ahead of redistricting.

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Biden to Pick Former Corporate Lobbyist Jaime Harrison for DNC Chair

During the Obama administration, Harrison lobbied for some of the Hill's top spenders, including Big Banks, Big Oil, and a coalition of coal companies that fought climate regulations.