Ticket Number: 
28291
Complainant: 
Glen Morgan
Respondent: 
Bob Ferguson
Created Date: 
December 11, 2017
Status of Investigations: 
Assessment of Facts
Description: 
  • Allegation One: Violation of RCW 42.17A.430 for using surplus funds to make a contribution to the Eastside Democratic Diner Committee, which is not a bona fide political party, and an expenditure for King County Bar Association membership dues.
  • Allegation Two: Violation of RCW 42.17A.235 for failure to timely report contributions and expenditures.
  • Allegation Three: Violation of RCW 42.17A.240 for failure to accurately report debts and obligations.
  • Allegation Four: Violation of RCW 42.17A.240 and WAC 390-16-037 for failure to provide detailed breakdowns of expenditures.
  • Allegation Five: Violations of RCW 42.17A.405 for accepting contributions from corporations not doing business in the state of Washington, and for failing to return contributions within 10 days of receipt.
  • Allegation Six: Violation of RCW 42.17A.205 for failure to accurately and completely report committee officers.
  • Allegation Seven: Violation of RCW 42.17A.425 for allowing persons not listed as committee officers to authorize expenditures on behalf of the campaign.
  • Allegation Eight: Violation of RCW 42.17A.205 for failure to update candidate registration form within 10 days of any material changes.
  • Allegation Nine: Violation of RCW 42.17A.235 for failure to preserve financial records for five years after the year in which the transaction occurred.
  • Allegation Ten: Violation of RCW 42.17A.445 and WAC 390-16-238 for reimbursements of mileage and phone bills without sufficient documentation that price is for pro-rated campaign usage.
  • Allegation Eleven: Violation of RCW 42.17A.320 for failure to include sponsor ID on political advertising.
  • Allegation Twelve: Violation of RCW 42.17A.220 for allowing persons other than the treasurer of record to deposit campaign funds into bank account.
  • Allegation Thirteen: Violation of RCW 42.17A.700 and RCW 42.17A.710 for failure to timely and accurately support personal statements of financial affairs.
  • Allegation Fourteen: Violation of RCW 42.17A.235 for allowing treasurer to submit reports of contributions and expenditures, without the candidate verifying and certifying each report.