System outages that may prevent you from submitting PDC reports are logged here.

Filing deadlines are extended for any unscheduled outage lasting 15 minutes or more, or any scheduled outage of 30 minutes or more.

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SAW (Secure Access Washington) maintenance - -

Secure Access Washington (SAW) is applying standard updates and patches on Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2022. SAW and services that use SAW (including PDC applications) will be inaccessible for about 40 minutes during the maintenance window, which is between 5:30 a.m. and 6:30 a.m. on that day.

Primary contributions - -

Candidates using ORCA to file campaign finance reports are currently unable to attribute contributions toward the primary election. The PDC is aware of this issue and expects to have a fix in place by early Monday.

Outage: Filing reports - -

Users attempting to file reports today may have experienced difficulty logging in between 11:30am – 12:00pm.  Reporting for lobbying was not impacted.

Filing system outage - -

The PDC experienced an outage this morning to all electronic filing systems, except lobbyist reporting, public agency lobbying reporting and last minute contributions. The outage was caused by a configuration change made by the Washington central IT services agency.

Planned outage: most filing activity and some website functions - -

The PDC’s IT team will be performing a database upgrade on Wednesday July 6, 2022 that will affect most filing activity and some website functionality. The planned outage is scheduled to begin at 5:30 a.m. and last for no more than two hours.

The outage will affect access to ORCA, Financial Affairs, Campaign Finance and C6 reporting.

Campaign finance and lobbyist reporting systems down - -

Due to a vendor outage, access to the PDC's Online Reporting of Campaign Activity, campaign registration and lobbying reporting systems was interrupted early this morning. The vendor reports it restored connection at 5:47 a.m. and is continuing to monitor for issues. 

Resolved: Filing system outage for C6, L5 and LMC - -

We currently have an outage for the C6, L5 and LMC applications, affecting filing of independent expenditure reports, filing by public agencies and filing reports of last-minute contributions. Additionally, the issue affects the viewing of the following: C6, L5 and LMC reports, and any C3/C4 reports which were filed prior to March 15, 2022.

UPDATE at 11:45 a.m. March 28: This issue, which was caused by WaTech network changes, has been resolved.

Lobbyist filing system outage - -

Between 7:45 and 8:15am the Lobbyist system was experiencing an outage during a routine software update.

Outage resolved - -

The Public Disclosure Commission systems outage that began about 9:15 a.m. today has ended. It affected filers' ability to use ORCA, F-1 and campaign registration systems.

Service provider issue blocking electronic filing - -