Cite as PDC Interpretation No. 02-01

2022 Contribution Limits from Bona Fide Political Party Committees and Caucus Political Committees to Legislative Candidates

For purposes of calculating the contribution limits from party and caucus committees to legislative candidates for 2022 campaigns, the Public Disclosure Commission has interpreted RCW 42.17A.405(6) 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 16, 2022, in that district as it is now constituted following approval of the state‚Äôs redistricting plan.

Approved: February 26, 2002 | Revised October 27, 2011 and March 24, 2022
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; Staff Memorandum from General Counsel Sean Flynn dated March 17, 2022