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.

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…

03/01/2024

In an effort to better help filers find our training opportunities and resources, the Public Disclosure Commission has created a new Training and Resources page on its website at pdc.wa.gov.  

The page includes links to videos on the PDC’s YouTube channel, registration for…

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