Registration & Reporting

Learn about financial reporting, including registration and reporting options, how to report, and what to do at the end of a campaign. 

Guidelines & Restrictions 

Learn how to comply with Washington’s campaign financial disclosure laws — from political advertising to public inspection of records and more. 

Reporting Tips

Check out the latest updates on reporting tools and resources — as well as timely reporting tips.

06/25/2024

As part of the Public Disclosure Commission’s ongoing effort to redesign its online lobbying reporting system, the agency today launched a new lobbying reporting dashboard.

The new dashboard display allows filers to submit lobbyist registrations (L-1), monthly lobbying reports (L-2) and…

05/28/2024

Starting June 6, all campaign yard signs must include sponsor identification, or “paid for by” statements.

Previously, campaign yard signs 4 feet by 8 feet or smaller were not required to include sponsor ID. This year, the state Legislature removed that exemption by passing House Bill…

04/30/2024

The Public Disclosure Commission on May 23 will consider emergency rulemaking regarding House Bill 2032, which passed in the 2024 legislative session and requires sponsor identification on yard signs 4 feet by 8 feet or smaller.  

Previously, campaign signs under that size were…

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