Federal candidates, as well as some Washington state political committees, file disclosure reports with the Federal Election Commission. See the FEC website for more information.
Whether you are interested in races statewide or looking for races specific to your voting district, this is the best place to start if you are new to campaign finance reporting in Washington state or want quick information on just a few candidates. Quick Search to find this year's candidates by name or office.
The PDC Search the Database tool allows you to look at all political candidates for any given election year. You can start with only the races you are eligible to vote for or expand it to view other races.
Statewide | Legislative | Judicial | County | Municipal | Special Races | Surplus Funds
Ballot measure committees
This section links to ballot measure committees in Washington State. Learn more about the financial aspects of how ballot measures are supported or opposed.
Local | Statewide
This section links to lobbying activities. The PDC regulates lobbying of the state Legislature and state agencies.
This section shows third-party expenditures by individuals and groups working to support or oppose candidates. Independent expenditures are made by third parties without the candidate’s cooperation, consultation or collaboration.
This tool allows broad searching of 10 years of reports from candidates and political committees. Use it to find information such as the campaigns that received donations from a specific contributor, every committee that used a certain vendor, the largest contribution in an election year, and much more.
Open Data is a repository of campaign data that can be used for deep analytics, research and customized searches. This is powerful set of tools that will be most appealing to researchers and software developers.