The Public Disclosure Commission (PDC) has completed its review of the complaint Christen Ellis filed on March 11, 2020. The complaint alleged that Will Finn (Respondent), a candidate for County Commissioner for Cowlitz County may have violated RCW 42.17A.205 for failure to timely and accurately file Candidate Registration.
PDC staff reviewed the allegations; the applicable statutes, rules, and reporting requirements; the response provided by the Respondent and the applicable PDC reports filed by the Respondent to determine whether the record supports a finding of one or more violations.
Based on our findings staff has determined that, in this instance, failure to timely file the Candidate Registration does not amount to a violation that warrants further investigation.
PDC staff is reminding Will Finn about the importance of the timely filing of all required reports for future PDC reports in accordance with the statutes and rules.
Based on this information, the PDC finds that no further action is warranted and has dismissed this matter in accordance with RCW 42.17A.755(1).Disposition: Case Closed with Reminder (Resolved 03/25/2020)