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‘Democracy Vouchers’ Amplify Low-Income Voices

‘Democracy Vouchers’ Amplify Low-Income Voices
Above photo: Experiment comes at a time of seemingly new possibilities for election financing after Bernie Sanders demonstrated that small donors can float a campaign. If money amplifies the voices of wealthy Americans in politics, Seattle is trying something that aims to give low-income and middle-class voters a signal boost. The city’s new “Democracy Voucher” program, the first of its kind in the US, provides every eligible Seattle ... Read more