Ticket Number: 
39199
Complainant: 
Marcus Griffith
Respondent: 
Adam Shetler
Created Date: 
August 13, 2018
Status of Investigations: 
Case Closed with Written Warning
Description: 

This complaint was filed with the Public Disclosure Commission (PDC) on August 3, 2018. The complaint alleged that Adam Shetler, a first-time candidate for City Councilperson for the City of Vancouver in 2018, may have violated RCW 42.17A.205 and RCW 42.17A.700 by failing to file an accurate and complete Candidate Registration (C-1 report) and a Personal Financial Affairs Statement (F-1 report), and RCW 42.17A.235 by failing to allow you to inspect the  campaign books of account after you made such a request. 

PDC staff reviewed the allegations listed in the complaint, the statutes, rules and reporting requirements, and the C-1 and F-1 reports filed by Adam Shetler

Staff found that Mr. Shetler failed to respond to three requests for public inspection of accounts.  In addition, Mr. Shetler also failed to include the information expressly required by law on a C-1 report by failing to disclose financial information required by law. Mr. Shelter also failed to file an accurate and complete Candidate Registration report (C-1 report)

Case closed with a warning letter.