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.


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…


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…


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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