On July 10, 2020, the Public Disclosure Commission (PDC) received a complaint alleging that Christian McLachlan, a 2020 first-time candidate for State Representative in the 6th Legislative District, Position 2, may have violated RCW.24.17A.700 for failure to timely file a Personal Financial Statement Report (F-1) and RCW 42.17A.205 for failure to timely file a Candidate Registration (C-1) report.
PDC staff reviewed the applicable statute(s), rules(s), and the reporting requirements related to the annual Personal Financial Affairs Statement and Candidate Registration.
Staff found Mr. McLachlan failed to timely file a Personal Statement of Financial Affairs (F-1) report that was due no later than April 1, 2020. Staff also found that Mr. McLachlan failed to file a Candidate Registration report timely.
Staff issued a reminder letter since Mr. McLachlan has no prior PDC violations and dismissed the matter in accordance with RCW 42.17A.755(1).Disposition: Case Closed with Reminder (Resolved 09/30/2020)