It was suppose to even the playing field for candidates rich and poor, Democracy Vouchers. In a response to Citizens United, political reformers in Seattle passed a law giving voters “vouchers” worth $25. The voters were to donate those vouchers to their favorite candidates who would redeem them with the city to fund their campaign. The pool of money available for redemption came from a special tax on Seattle property owners.
Special Report did a follow up last night on this program and found it worked about as well as one would expect in a city full of progressive liberals. Watch