Discloses independent expenditures supporting or opposing candidates or ballot measures. Also used to disclose electioneering communication expenditures. RCW 42.17A.255, 260, 305*
Within 24 hours of when the ad is presented to the public, provided independent expenditure appears within 21 days of election and costs at least $1,000. (Multiple ads about the same candidate or ballot measure with an aggregated cost exceeding $1,000 are reported within 24 hours.), or
Within 5 days of spending for all other independent expenditures.
Electioneering Communications are disclosed within 24 hours of when the ad is presented to the public. (See Terms for definition.)
Note: An ad that meets criteria of both independent expenditure and electioneering communication, must be disclosed as an electioneering communication.