Wednesday news roundup

Democracy vouchers, election news, and more.

The Seattle Times, Capitol Hill Seattle Blog, and The Stranger have the latest City Council election news.

The Seattle Times reports that the Seattle Ethics and Elections Commission is looking into lobbying and campaign consultants’ influence on elected officials.

The Stranger covers the rollout of the Democracy Vouchers program for this year’s City Council elections.

The Urbanist argues that money for a ight rail tunnel to West Seattle would be better spent on extending the light rail system.