Ticket Number: 
Joe Kunzler
Bruce Harrell
Created Date: 
September 27, 2018
Status of Investigations: 
Case Closed with No Evidence of Violations

The Public Disclosure Commission (PDC) has completed its initial review of the complaint filed by Joe Kunzler on September 17, 2018. The Complaint alleged that Seattle Council President Bruce Harrell may have violated RCW 42.17A.555 by authorizing the use of public facilities to assist Alex Tsimerman's election campaign.Based on our findings, staff has determined that, pursuant to WAC 390-37-061(3), to defer this complaint to the jurisdiction of the SEEC because the alleged violation was addressed under an analogous local ordinance. The PDC has dismissed this complaint and will not be pursing further investigation or enforcement action in this case.