Thomas Pitchford is a first-time candidate seeking the office of State Representative from the 43rd Legislative District in 2016. Ms. Pitchford failed to file a a Personal Financial Affairs Statement (F-1 report) and was sent a Brief Enforcement Hearing Notice on July 21, 2016.
In a July 29, 2016 letter submitted to the PDC by Mr. Pitchford he stated that he sent an email to PDC staff on July 15, 2016, in which he attached a completed F-1 report and F-1 Supplement, and that he emailed the F-1 report and F-1 Supplement prior to receiving the hearing notice. PDC staff noted that the email was sent to the PDC by Mr. Pitchford six days prior to the hearing notice being mailed out
At the August 5, 2016 hearing, the Presiding Officer found no violation of RCW 42.17A.700 by Mr. Pitchford for failing to timely file the F-1 report, and closed the case administratively.