We are seeking feedback on a proposed reorganization of the PDC website so it can better serve you.

Please participate in an online study to test our new, draft structure.

Participation involves finding a location for information within the structure, and answering survey-style… read more

Attention all treasurers: ORCA version 1.300 is now available. This new version of the PDC's online campaign reporting software is currently optional, but will soon be required.

You should back up your campaign first, then update ORCA. To back up your data, follow these steps:

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In the PDC lobbying system, navigate to your lobbyist or lobbyist employer page. You'll see the names of every employer that you've lobbied for. Next to the employer's name is the word amend.

Click on amend. This is where you can change the details of your contract with this employer.… read more

New Commission Chair and Vice Chair

The Commission chose Fred Jarrett as its new chair to replace David Ammons, who presided over his final meeting.

Nancy Isserlis, a Spokane attorney who joined the Commission in 2020, replaces Jarrett as vice chair of the Commission.

Jarrett… read more

Occasionally, a candidate receives money that is not a contribution. Typical examples are bank interest, vendor refunds, and a reimbursement from another campaign for shared expenses.

These funds are deposited in the campaign bank account and reported as an "other receipt" on a C-3 report… read more

The Public Disclosure Commission is soliciting comment on proposed rules that would update F-1 filing requirements and clarify the process for reporting modification requests.

The rules will be the subject of a public hearing at 9:45 a.m. Jan. 28, 2021. Written comments should be submitted… read more

If you're a candidate who wants to urge people to vote, your unpaid volunteers can help you with that. They can call or email people and urge them to vote or explain how to register to vote.

But when you spend your campaign contributions, you must use those funds to encourage people to… read more

With the legislative session just around the corner, you may find you need to create a new contract for a lobbyist employer.

Start with the File Online link at the bottom of the PDC homepage. Scroll down to find the Lobbyists and Lobbyist Employers links (L-1, L-2, and L-3). Click on the… read more

The Public Disclosure Commission is soliciting comment on proposed permanent rules to implement a new state law regarding foreign involvement and financing in campaign activities.

Earlier this year, the Legislature passed Substitute Senate Bill 6152 prohibiting foreign national financing… read more

The Legislature recently passed Substitute Senate Bill 6152 dealing with foreign involvement and financing in campaign activities. The new law prohibits foreign national financing or involvement in campaign-related contribution or expenditure activity. The law also requires entities to certify… read more