The Public Disclosure Commission has appointed Barbara "BG" Sandahl its acting executive director while it searches for a permanent leader to replace Evelyn Fielding Lopez, who announced in March she was leaving the agency. Fielding Lopez's last day was April 28.

Sandahl joined the PDC in… read more

The 2017 regular session freeze period ends Sunday, April 23, at 11:59 p.m. Gov. Jay Inslee has announced he will convene a special session of the Legislature beginning Monday, April 24, triggering a new fundraising freeze at 12:01 a.m. that day until the end of the special session. During a… read more

Take the survey The Public Disclosure Commission has been actively working to improve access to disclosure data. You can help by taking a quick, 5 minute survey to help us understand how you utilize our current search tools.

This work is part of the PDC's Next Generation Data Access… read more

We are very pleased to let you know that Kim Bradford, a longtime journalist in Tacoma and the Tri-Cities, has joined the Public Disclosure Commission's management team as the Director of Communications & Outreach.

Kim has been a journalist for more than 20 years, and comes to the PDC… read more

Good morning. I'm Anne Levinson, Chair of the Washington State Public Disclosure Commission. The PDC is the state agency responsible for overseeing and enforcing our state's campaign finance and disclosure laws. I want to thank the Attorney General for taking the action that he has announced… read more

PDC announces transition of Executive Director and names new Assistant Director

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The Public Disclosure Commission announced today that its Executive Director, Evelyn Fielding Lopez, will be leaving in May to pursue other interests.

The Commission also announced the… read more

Governor Inslee announces appointment of David Ammons to PDC

OLYMPIA Gov. Jay Inslee today announced the appointment of David Ammons to the Washington State Public Disclosure Commission. Ammons, who resides in Olympia, was the longest-serving capitol reporter in state history, much of it… read more

The Public Disclosure Commission is seeking public comment on a **draft** interpretation regarding Seattle Democracy Vouchers.

Background:

In November 2015, Seattle voters approved I-222, which, among other things, adopted a Democracy Voucher Program to be administered by the Seattle… read more

In 2014, the Public Disclosure Commission (PDC) found the Food Democracy Action! (FDA) and Food Democracy Action! Yes on I-522 (FDA-WA State PAC) had committed multiple apparent violations of RCW 42.17A and referred the matter to the Washington State Attorney General's Office for appropriate… read more

The Grocery Manufacturers Association was ordered to pay $18 million, the largest campaign finance penalty in US history.

Anne Levinson, chair of the Washington State Public Disclosure Commission, which enforces our state's campaign expenditure and disclosure laws, praised the decision: "… read more