Case #32159
Respondent name: Carl Torkelson
Complainant name: Phyllis Newkirk

A complaint was filed against Carl Torkelson, alleging violations of: (1) RCW 42.17A.320 for failure to include Sponsor ID on an independent expenditure mailing made by Torkelson Construction, Inc. in opposition to Proposition One, a Selah Park and Recreation Service Area ballot proposition on an August 1, 2017 primary election ballot; and (2) RCW 42.17A.260 for failing to timely file an Independent Expenditures report (C-6 report) disclosing the independent expenditure mailing.

In lieu of PDC staff scheduling a Brief Adjudicative Proceeding (Brief Enforcement Hearing), Carl Torkelson completed a Statement of Understanding acknowledging the violations listed above, and paying a $300 civil penalty to resolve this matter.

Disposition: Resolved through Statement of Understanding (Resolved 06/05/2018)
Date opened: 03/01/2018
Area of Law: RCW 42.17A.305, RCW 42.17A.320

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