The complaint alleged Anthony Sandoval, a 2021 candidate for Yakima City Council, Position 4, violated RCW 42.17A.235 and .240 by failing to timely and accurately report contributions and expenditures on Full Summary Contributions and Expenditures (C-4) reports.
PDC staff has determined that, in this instance, the failure to timely and accurately report expenditures does not amount to a violation warranting further investigation.
However, pursuant to WAC 390-37-060(1)(d), Anthony Sandoval will receive a formal written warning concerning the failure to report contributions and expenditures. The formal written warning includes staff’s expectation Anthony Sandoval will, in the future, timely and accurately file PDC reports and disclose contributions and expenditures as required by law.
The Commission will consider the formal written warning in deciding on future Commission action if there are future violations of PDC laws or 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 Written Warning (Resolved 07/30/2021)