What does the error message "computer cannot connect to the server" mean?
What does the error message "server error - the required attribute contID is missing" mean?
I reported a contribution to my committee from a business and received a message saying I'm missing occupation and employer.
Why am I warned that I need to add the address when the contribution entered is not more than $25?
ORCA is rejecting my C-3 report and the error message says "Segment Identifier Not Recognized."
Why is ORCA warning me that the candidate's personal contribution exceeds the limit?
The January C-4 report for my continuing committee was rejected because the filer ID/election 2017 conflicts with 2018.
What do I do if I get an error message that my filer ID is incorrect or that my committee is not registered for the election year?
What do I do when the report is due, but I don't have all of the information I need to include for a contributor or vendor?
I entered a duplicate expenditure and need to correct it.
I mistakenly filed a C-4 report marking it "Final." How do I fix it?
What do I do when an expenditure check that I wrote isn't cashed?
What do I do when I refund a contribution or I deposit a contributor's check and my bank returns it as NSF?
How do I "undeposit" an item?
How do I delete an entire deposit?
What should I do if I file a duplicate C-3 report?
How do I amend a report?
Can I get a list of contributors?
How can I change a contributor's name if it was entered incorrectly?
What is the group contribution feature?
How do I transfer contacts from one ORCA campaign to another?
I have "group contacts" to import, but need to remove an individual(s).
How to correct contributor information, like names, addresses, or employer and occupation?
How do I know who the contributor is when I receive a check with two names on it?
What do I do when I receive a contribution from an individual who I have set up as part of a couple?
I entered a contribution from a couple, but the contribution doesn't show up on the C-3 report.
How do I enter retired, student or unemployed contributors?
Can I print a list of contributors?
Can I print a list of expenses?
How do I import names and addresses from an Excel file into ORCA?
I tried to import contacts, but got an error message during the import or the import failed.
I entered occupation and employer information for my contributor, but it doesn't show up on the report.
Does it matter if I enter items out of date order?
How do I enter my online contribution processor's transaction fees?
How do I enter a $2,000 contribution when my contribution limit is $1,000 per election?
How do I enter anonymous contributions?
What does the "itemize always" box do on the contribution screen?
I entered contributions, but there's no C-3 report.
I entered a pledge, but now the donor says he can't honor the entire amount.
I submitted a paper C-4 report to the PDC before I set up ORCA. What do I do with the transactions I already reported on paper?
My first C-4 report for the campaign shows an amount on line 1 and it should be $0.
Line 8 from my last C-4 doesn't match Line 1 on the next C-4 report.
What do I do with the ORCA data after the election?
Does a continuing committee do anything special when a new calendar year starts?
I've created a duplicate committee and need to delete one.
How does a continuing committee start the new calendar year?
Do I have to validate reports before I transmit them?
I've created my committee in ORCA and now nothing happens.
I need to create a committee and electronically file reports in ORCA for a previous year.
How do I set up my campaign to electronically file reports with the City of Seattle in addition to the PDC?
Do you have post-election tips for local ballot measure committees?
My carry forward includes a petty cash account. How do I enter it in the new campaign?
How do I enter surplus funds from my last campaign?
What do I use for a carry forward balance if I know there's a discrepancy between my bank account and my last report?
How do I get started?
I'm setting up my campaign and don't know if it's a candidate campaign or continuing committee.
I've downloaded ORCA, clicked "Open Campaign," and find nothing.
I chose the wrong office or jurisdiction when I set up the committee and need to correct it.
Can the campaign reimburse the candidate when s/he uses personal funds for campaign-related purchases?
How do I enter refunds of payments the campaign made?
How do I enter payments the candidate made using personal funds?
I entered a vendor debt, but it doesn't show up on Schedule B.
How do I show that debts have been paid?
What is an "in-kind loan?"
What's the difference between candidate loan and debt?
I'm trying to file my C-4 and I don't have any reporting periods to choose.
I need to file a June C-4, but the reporting period includes part of July.
Can a continuing committee change the reporting periods to monthly for a year in which the committee doesn't participate in the elections?
I don't have enough C-4 reporting periods. Can I add more?
I need to add a reporting period for my final C-4 report.
I set up my campaign with a start date of February 1 and filed my first report. Now I realize I had a transaction in January, but cannot add the January reporting period.
How do I combine reporting periods into a single reporting period?
How does a "single election" committee create C-4 reporting period through the general election?
How do I edit reporting periods so that I can file one report containing all activity from the start of my campaign until today when I change from the Mini to Full Reporting option?
I entered an expenditure and it doesn't show up on the Schedule A.
How do I enter a monetary expenditure?
How can I look at all the expenditures I've entered in ORCA?
How do I enter reimbursements I make to the candidate?
What is the "itemize always" box for on the expenditure screen?
What is my committee identification number (filer ID)?
I already have a filer ID and password from filing the personal financial affairs statement. Why won't they work in ORCA?
How do I change my passwords?
What do I do with the filer ID?
What do I do to fix incorrect passwords?
What is my filer identification number?
Are there any rules about ORCA passwords?
I'm a legislative candidate and received $5,000 from my party, but ORCA warns me that the contribution exceeds the limit.
How much can a candidate loan the campaign?
How do I enter loan repayments to the candidate?
The loans I entered don't show up on the Schedule L or the C3.
I entered a cash loan to the campaign and it isn't showing in the "Make a Deposit" screen.
What are surplus funds?
Can the surplus funds sit in my campaign account or do I have to move them to a new account?
If I leave my surplus funds in the same bank account to use for the next election, can I still file my final C-4 for this election?
How do I set up and report my surplus funds account?
Between campaigns, may I use surplus funds to pay maintenance fees for things like the campaign bank account, P.O. box, and website?
Can I use ORCA to file the registration (C-1 or C-1pc)?
Does ORCA require me to file the C-1 or C-1pc if I've already mailed it?
How do I backup my data?
How do I move my data to another computer?
How do I restore my data?
How do I install a campaign on my computer that the former treasurer emailed to me?
What are those green and purple check marks in the report manager?
Should I worry if there's no check mark in the report manager after I file a C3 and receive confirmation it was filed?
How do I send reports to the PDC after I enter the information?
How come only one report submits when I send my C-3 and C-4?
What does the "edit text attachment" button do?