“Durkan Supports Capping Super PAC Donations and Blocking Amazon from City Elections”

In the wake of substantial spending by Amazon (and others) in 2019 city council elections, Seattle contemplates a Clean Campaigns Act purporting to limit contributions to Super PACs, and to limit spending from corporations with more than 1% ownership from a single foreign national or 5% ownership from multiple foreign nationals. 

They know there are substantial legal questions (including in the Ninth Circuit) – there’s a good article from The Stranger on some of the legal backdrop.

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