Case #73589
Respondent name: Christian McLachlan
Complainant name: Glen Morgan

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)
Date opened: 07/16/2020
Area of Law: RCW 42.17A.205, RCW 42.17A.210, RCW 42.17A.215, RCW 42.17A.235, RCW 42.17A.700, RCW 42.17A.710

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