Ticket Number: 
16055
Complainant: 
Glen Morgan
Respondent: 
Lauren Berkowitz
Created Date: 
March 30, 2017
Status of Investigations: 
Case Closed with Reminder
Description: 

Lauren Berkowitz, a city councilmember for the City of Burien, allegedly violated various provisions of the state's campaign finance laws during her 2013 campaign and her current 2017 reelection campaign, including failure to timely file campaign registration paperwork and accurately report contributions and expenditures.

  • Allegation One: Violation of RCW 42.17A.240 for failure to accurately report date of contribution receipt.
  • Allegation Two: Violation of RCW 42.17A.205 for failure to register as a candidate after receiving $500 from UFCW 21 PAC on 3/22/14 and renewing website on 5/15/16.
  • Allegation Three: Violation of RCW 42.17A.235 for failure to timely report contributions and expenditures for new campaign after receiving contribution on 3/22/14.
  • Allegation Four: Beyond the statute of limitations at RCW 42.17A.770.
  • Allegation Five: Beyond the statute of limitations at RCW 42.17A.770.
  • Allegation Six: Beyond the statute of limitations at RCW 42.17A.770.
  • Allegation Seven: Beyond the statute of limitations at RCW 42.17A.770.
  • Allegation Eight: Beyond the statute of limitations at RCW 42.17A.770.
  • Allegation Nine: Violation of RCW 42.17A.235 for failure to retain records and books of account for five years after the close of 2013 election campaign.
  • Allegation Ten: Violation of RCW 42.17A.700 for failure to check box acknowledging understanding of RCW 42.17A.555 on the Personal Financial Affairs Statement (F-1 report) filed 4/15/16
  • Allegation Eleven: Beyond the statute of limitations at RCW 42.17A.770.
  • Allegation Twelve: Violation of RCW 42.17A.710 for failure to disclose the names of business customers making payments of $12,000 or more on the supplement to the F-1 report filed 3/14/17.
  • Allegation Thirteen: Beyond the statute of limitations at RCW 42.17A.770.
  • Allegation Fourteen: Beyond the statute of limitations at RCW 42.17A.770.