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 Issues Reported - -

Some users of Secure Access Washington reported they were unable to log in or were getting error messages. The issue was resolved by the end of the business day.

Filing outage for campaign and financial affairs reporting - -

Users of the campaign finance registration system, ORCA and the F-1 personal finance affairs disclosure system may have been blocked from signing in via Secure Access Washington during this period due to a problem with a certificate. The issue has been resolved and Secure Access Washington authentication is working once again. 

Secure Access Washington (SAW) outage - -

ORCA login may have been impacted during the outage window.

Filing System Outage - -

An outage affecting the PDC's lobbyist reporting application Accesshub was resolved at 3:45 p.m. June 29, 2023.

System outage - -

An outage affecting the L-5, C-6 and LMC filing systems was resolved at 10:57 a.m. April 28, 2023.

Outage affected L-5 & C-6 reports - -

Service was restored at 1:30 p.m.  The outage that began at 11:30  a.m. affected filing for the L-5 Public Agency Lobbying reports and C-6 Independent Spending and Electioneering Communications reports.

Website may be offline for maintenance - -

PDC website may be offline for website maintenance between approximately 6:30 a.m.-7:30 a.m. 

System outage 7:18 am-9:20 am - -

Service was restored at 9:20 a.m. The outage that began at 7:18 a.m. was caused by a failure in a service provided by a third party. The root cause is still being investigated by the vendor. The outage temporarily affected filing for campaign finance, ORCA, financial affairs and C-6 Independent Spending & Electioneering Communications.


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.