Washington State

Office of the Attorney General

Attorney General

Bob Ferguson

Sep 9 2018
Thurston County Superior Court Judge James J. Dixon has doubled daily contempt sanctions against Tim Eyman and his associates to $1,000 per day in the campaign finance lawsuit filed by the Attorney General’s Office last year.
Jun 4 2018
Attorney General Bob Ferguson filed campaign finance lawsuits in King County Superior Court today alleging Facebook and Google failed to maintain legally required information for Washington state political advertising placed on their online platforms since 2013.
Jun 1 2018
OLYMPIA — Former 19th Legislative District candidate Teresa Purcell will pay $14,395 over campaign finance violations.
Nov 8 2017
OLYMPIA — A Washington state appeals court unanimously ruled in favor of Attorney General Bob Ferguson’s campaign finance lawsuit against the Freedom Foundation, overturning the trial court’s decision to dismiss the case. The court sent the case back to the lower court for further proceedings.
Oct 27 2017
OLYMPIA —The Attorney General’s Office (AGO) today announced that it filed a complaint in Thurston County Superior Court alleging campaign finance violations by the Clark County Republican Central Committee. Specifically, the AGO asserts the committee failed to timely report a total of $586,268 in contributions, and $463,079 in debts and expenditures since 2012.  
Aug 15 2017
OLYMPIA —The Attorney General’s Office (AGO) today announced that it filed a complaint in Thurston County Superior Court alleging campaign finance violations by the Pierce County Democratic Central Committee. Specifically, the AGO asserts the committee failed to timely report a total of $63,643 in contributions, $90,357.95 in expenditures, and $34,791 in debts over a three-year period.
Aug 2 2017
OLYMPIA —The Attorney General’s Office (AGO) filed a complaint in Thurston County Superior Court yesterday alleging campaign finance violations by the Washington & North Idaho Laborers Political Action Committee (the PAC). Specifically, the AGO asserts the committee failed to timely report a total of $350,855 in contributions and $226,600 in expenditures.
Jul 28 2017
OLYMPIA — A court today rejected a motion by two defendants in a $2.1 million campaign finance case involving Tim Eyman and for-profit signature gathering firm Citizen Solutions, asking the court to dismiss the case against them.
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.

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