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Seattle's public funding for candidates experiment may be both good and bad for democracy

Mallett, Tory (2017) Seattle's public funding for candidates experiment may be both good and bad for democracy. USApp - American Politics and Policy Blog (31 Oct 2017). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

Next week sees Seattle residents go to the polls to elect a new mayor and City Councillors. Tory Mallett writes that what makes this election worth watching is that in Seattle, voters are able to 'spend' up to 100 on contributions to candidates' campaigns via a property-tax funded voucher scheme. While the system may appear to enhance democracy by getting ...

Item Type: Website (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/usappblog/
Additional Information: © 2017 The Author(s)
Date Deposited: 14 Nov 2017 17:31
Last Modified: 14 Nov 2017 17:31
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/85427

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