The Public Disclosure Commission (PDC) has completed its review of the complaint filed by Glen Morgan on April 11, 2018. The complaint alleged that Kitsap County Democratic Women PAC (KCDW-PAC) may have violated RCW 42.17A.235, .265, .205, .220, .320, .255 for failure to timely and accurately disclose contributions, expenditures, books of account, committee registration, and sponsor ID.
Pursuant to WAC 390-37-060(1)(b), Kitsap County Democratic Women PAC will receive a formal written warning concerning failure to timely file C-3 and C-4 reports. The formal written warning will include staff’s expectation that Kitsap County Democratic Women PAC will file timely and complete C-3 and C-4 reports, specifically those occurring during the accelerated reporting schedule prior to and after any election in which Kitsap County Democratic Women PAC participates by making monetary or in-kind contributions to candidates. The Commission will consider the formal written warning in deciding on further Commission action if there are future violations of PDC laws or rules.
Based on these facts, staff has determined that in this instance, failure to timely file C-3 reports disclosing a small amount of total contributions and a small number of C-4 reports, most of which had little activity or were submitted before the relevant election, does not amount to an actual material violation warranting further investigation. The PDC has dismissed this matter in accordance with RCW 42.17A.755(1).