The Commission voted to reappoint Fred Jarrett as chair and Nancy Isserlis as vice chair. Both had assumed those positions in January during a transition in leadership cycles. These new appointments will run for the full fiscal year, from July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2022.

Jarrett joined… read more
Commission issues order concerning pro bono legal work for Tim Eyman At the request of the Institute for Free Speech, the Commission issued an order concerning the Institute's plan to provide pro bono (without charge) legal services to Tim Eyman for an anticipated appeal of a ruling in a 2021… read more

On the ORCA expenditure screen you can view your current available cash on hand balance. You'll be able to use an Add More Expenses button to quickly enter several expense items into one expenditure transaction. Also note the drop-down arrows for vendor names, bank accounts, and expense item… read more

Beginning June 1, C-3 deposit reports will be due on a weekly basis instead of monthly for candidates and committees participating in the 2021 election.

C-3 reports become due each Monday beginning June 1st. On Monday, June 7th, all deposit activity for the period of June 1-6 must be… read more

Monday, May 17 kicks off the 2021 candidate filing week in Washington state. Candidates who have filed for office with their county elections office or the Secretary of State should also check with the Public Disclosure Commission (PDC) about possible additional reporting requirements. If you're… read more
More campaign audit results released Four more completed audit reports of 2018 state Senate races were presented to the Commission. Audited candidates included two Republicans and two Democrats: Jeff Holy and Marty McClendon, and Emily Randall and Jessa Lewis.   The four new limited-scope… read more
If you work for a government agency city, county or state in Washington, your agency may need to report lobbying. Your agency may have hired a contract lobbyist, or employees of your agency may need to report lobbying activity. Check our public agency lobbying instructions if you're not sure… read more
Go to the Financial Affairs online reporting system. Please note that the system is not compatible with Internet Explorer. Log into your account using your Secure Access Washington (SAW) user id and password. Under Financial Affairs Disclosure, click the green File button. Click on… read more
If you have an older computer, you may have the Internet Explorer browser on your computer. If you get on the Internet by clicking a symbol that looks like a lower case “e,” like this: then you are using Internet Explorer. Internet Explorer is an older browser and the company that… read more
Commission issues $10,000 in fines for Kennewick Public Facilities District board members The Commission voted to fine five members of the Kennewick Public Facilities District Board for violating campaign finance laws during a 2017 unsuccessful campaign to increase sales taxes.   In a written… read more