For purposes of calculating the contribution limits from party and caucus committees to legislative candidates for 2012 campaigns, the Public Disclosure Commission has interpreted RCW 42.17.640(5)/42.17A.405(5) to mean that the number of registered voters in a legislative district is the current number of registered voters, as determined by county election officials as of May 14, 2012, in that jurisdiction as it is now constituted following approval of the state’s redistricting plan


Cite as PDC Interpretation No. 02-01

Approved: February 26, 2002 | Revised October 27, 2011

References:  RCW 42.17A.405

See also:  Chapter 44.05 RCW; Staff Memoranda from PDC Executive Director Vicki Rippie dated February 18, 2002, regarding Impact of Redistricting on Contribution Limits and other Provisions of the Public Disclosure Law and from Assistant Attorney General Nancy Krier dated February 14, 2002, regarding RCW 42.17.640(5) Contribution Limits and New Legislative Districts; Staff Memoranda from former PDC Interim Director Doug Ellis dated October 20, 2011 regarding the Impact of Redistricting and from General Counsel Nancy Krier dated October 20, 2011 regarding Contribution Limits and Redistricting