05/03/2022

The Commission heard requests for modifications to filing requirements from seven officials or candidates who sought exemptions to providing certain information on their Personal Financial Affairs (F-1) statements.

Candidates and public officials report information about their personal finances, including business interests, to allow the public to discern potential… Read more

04/26/2022

UPDATE: This issue has been resolved.

We’re aware of a current problem with our ORCA software that prevents you from entering a contribution from a business. We’re working to correct this problem and anticipate that a fix will be released tomorrow, April 27, 2022.

If you need assistance, email pdc@pdc.wa.gov

04/22/2022

The Public Disclosure Commission is proposing to raise the threshold for accelerated reporting of large, last-minute contributions.

The threshold would rise from $1,000 to $1,500 under the proposal. State law requires additional reporting of contributions of $1,000 or more given within 21 days of a general election and within seven days of a primary election. The last-minute contribution (LMC) threshold also applies to donors who give lesser amounts during the period that in aggregate reach the $1,000 mark.

Details about the proposal:

The proposed change will adjust… Read more

04/15/2022

Several new features are rolling out this month for users of ORCA (Online Reporting of Campaign Activity). Here are some of the highlights:

In Contributions You'll find a new web-based user interface for entering monetary, in-kind and anonymous contributions, as well as contribution refunds.
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You can also import a… Read more