The Public Disclosure Commission (PDC) has completed its review of the complaint filed by Dmitri Iglitzin
on January 30, 2018. The complaint alleged that that Liz Pike, an incumbent State
Representative from the 18th Legislative District and a candidate seeking re-election to that office
in 2016, may have violated RCW 42.17A.235 and .240 by failing to timely file Summary
Campaign Contribution and Expenditure reports (C-4 reports) disclosing contribution and expenditure
activities undertaken by her 2016 campaign.
While the 21-Day Pre-General Election C-4 report was not alleged in the complaint, staff believes the
report was the most critical of the late filed C-4 reports since it contained time sensitive contribution and
expenditure information after the ballots had already been mailed out, and prior to the November 8, 2016
general election date. The late filed C-4 reports are mitigated by the fact the Campaign timely filed all
Monetary Contributions reports (C-3 reports) for the 2016 election cycle, with many of the C-3 reports
being filed electronically on the same day the contributions had been received and deposited.
Based on our findings, staff has determined that in this instance, failure to timely file the C-4 reports of
contributions and expenditures referenced above, does not amount to a material violation warranting
Pursuant to WAC 390-37-060(1 )(b), Liz Pike will receive a formal written warning concerning failure to
timely file C-4 reports as provided in RCW 42.l 7A.235. The formal written warning will include staffs
expectation that Liz Pike timely files C-4 reports during 2018 for her candidacy for Clark County
Council, and any future campaigns in accordance with PDC laws and rules. The Commission will
consider the formal written warning in deciding on further Commission action if there are future
violations of PDC laws or rules.
The PDC has closed the matter, and will not be conducting a more
formal investigation into the complaint or pursuing further enforcement action in this case.