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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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 - -

SAW issue blocking access to PDC systems - -

UPDATE: The issue has now been resolved.

A Secure Access Washington authentication issue is blocking access to the PDC's Financial Affairs (F-1), Campaign Registration (C-1 and C-1pc), and ORCA systems. We are investigating and will update as soon as we know more.

PDC phones "Out-of-Service" - -

All PDC phones were reporting as out-of-service because of maintenance being performed by the WaTech (the state centralized IT services organization). Service was restored on 7/18 before 5 PM.

Slow performance for ORCA submissions - -

The server that processes ORCA submissions experienced some performance issues that may have resulted in users submitting duplicate filings or receiving an error. Please contact the PDC at if you believe you have duplicate reports so that we can work with you to delete the duplicate.

SAW error blocking access to ORCA, campaign registration and F-1 systems - -

A problem with Secure Access Washington's authentication service is causing outages for users of ORCA, campaign registration and the F-1 financial affairs filing systems. The problem has been reported to SAW. The PDC does not yet have an estimate for restoration of service.

PDC outage of campaign filing systems - -

UPDATE: The outage has been resolved. Please notify if you continue to have problems accessing the website or filing reports.

Original post: Beginning at about 2 p.m. the Public Disclosure Commission was experiencing an outage that may affect filers' ability to use ORCA and other systems.