Case #40872
Respondent name: Arian Noma
Complainant name: Pat Pieper

The complaint alleged Arian Noma, a first-time candidate running for Okanogan County Prosecutor in 2018, may have violated RCW 42.17A.320 by failing to include his party preference as selected on his Declaration of Candidacy filed with Okanogan County Elections and on political advertisements sponsored by his campaign.

Pursuant to WAC 390-37-060(1) Arian Noma will receive a formal written warning concerning the failure to comply with RCW 42.17A.320. The formal written warning will include staff's expectation Mr. Noma will clearly identify his party preference on political advertising sponsored by his Campaign in future years 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. Based on this information, the PDC has dismissed this matter in accordance with RCW 42.17A.755(1).

Disposition: Case Closed with Written Warning (Resolved 11/06/2018)
Date opened: 09/21/2018
Area of Law: RCW 42.17A.320

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