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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING AND INTENT TO ADOPT RULES 

The Seattle Ethics and Elections Commission (SEEC) public hearing for October 5 has been rescheduled to Tuesday, October 11, 2022, at 4:00 p.m., to consider and vote on the adoption of two rules regarding Democracy Voucher Replacement Forms pursuant to Seattle Municipal Code (SMC) 2.04.090 and 3.20.030. The Commission will also consider and vote on amending the rule setting the threshold for reporting last-minute contributions.

The first proposed rule would authorize candidates to post Democracy Voucher Replacement Forms on their official campaign websites. The second proposed rule would regulate collection of Democracy Voucher Replacement Forms. The amendment to Seattle Elections Code Administrative Rule 15 would adjust the threshold for reporting last-minute campaign contributions. 

Written public comments may be submitted by mail to SEEC, MS SMT-4010, PO Box 94729, Seattle, WA 98124-4729 or by email to EthicsandElections@seattle.gov. Comments must be received by 4:00 p.m., Thursday, October 6. Written comments will be presented to the Commission for review but will not be read into the record. 

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