Washington State

Office of the Attorney General

Attorney General

Bob Ferguson

Jul 17 2017
OLYMPIA — The Attorney General’s Office (AGO) today announced that the Washington Budget and Policy Center will pay $30,545 over campaign finance violations.
Jul 14 2017
The Attorney General’s Office (AGO) filed a complaint in Thurston County Superior Court today alleging campaign finance violations by the Kittitas County Democrats. Specifically, the AGO asserts the committee failed to timely report a total of $18,639 in contributions and $16,277 in expenditures in 2012 and between 2014 and 2017.
Jul 11 2017
OLYMPIA — The Attorney General’s Office (AGO) filed a complaint in Thurston County Superior Court today alleging campaign finance violations by Service Employees International Union Leadership Council 14, also known as SEIU Washington State Council.
Jun 29 2017
OLYMPIA — The Attorney General’s Office (AGO) filed a complaint in Thurston County Superior Court yesterday alleging campaign finance violations by the San Juan County Democrats (SJCD). Specifically, the AGO asserts the committee failed to timely report a total of $30,290 in expenditures, $15,514 in debt, and $15,060 in contributions throughout 2016.
Jun 23 2017
The Attorney General’s Office (AGO) filed a petition today in King County Superior Court seeking enforcement of a civil order issued in the state’s campaign finance investigation of King County Democratic Central Committee Chairman Bailey Stober.
Jun 19 2017
The Attorney General’s Office (AGO) announced that it filed a complaint in King County Superior Court today alleging campaign finance violations by the Eastside Democratic Dinner Committee. Specifically, the committee failed to timely file seven financial disclosure reports accounting for more than $16,000 in contributions and expenditures.
May 12 2017
OLYMPIA —The Attorney General’s Office (AGO) announced that it filed a complaint in Thurston County Superior Court today alleging campaign finance violations by the King County Democratic Central Committee (KCDCC). Specifically, the AGO asserts KCDCC failed to timely file a total of $65,442 in expenditures and $74,261 in contributions throughout 2016.
May 12 2017
OLYMPIA —The Attorney General’s Office (AGO) today filed a complaint in Thurston County Superior Court today alleging campaign finance violations by the Spokane County Democratic Central Committee (SCDCC). The AGO complaint also names SCDCC executive director and former chair Jim CastroLang and former treasurer Justin Galloway as defendants. The AGO complaint asserts SCDCC failed to timely file at least $110,554 in expenditures and $104,190 in contributions.
May 8 2017
OLYMPIA — Attorney General Bob Ferguson today filed a campaign finance lawsuit in Thurston County Superior Court against former Grant County Superior Court judge Jerry Moberg and Moses Lake business owner Ken Greene. If successful, Moberg and Greene could face a total of $453,852.60 in penalties, plus costs and fees.
Apr 10 2017
OLYMPIA —The Attorney General’s Office (AGO) today announced the filing of three separate complaints in Thurston County Superior Court: one against state Representative Strom Peterson, one against former candidate for 42nd Legislative District representative Sharlaine LaClair, and one against state Representative Jeff Morris. The complaints allege deficient campaign finance filings.

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