Public Disclosure PCOLA is exempt from WA State Public Disclosure Commission requirements.

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The PCO Liberty Alliance has discussed its operations with the Washington State Public Disclosure Commission per their written protocols, and has confirmed that it is exempt from filing as a political committee and exempt from their disclosure requirements since the PCO Liberty Alliance’s main purpose is the support of PCO Candidates.

Below is the controlling RCW in this matter.  Please direct any questions or concerns you may have about this matter to Clark.WA@LibertyPCOs.com

As of July 30, over 95% of our contributions have come from our own candidates, with an average donation of $125.81.  No single candidate has donated more than $300.

 

RCW 42.17A.200

Application of chapter — Exceptions. (Effective January 1, 2012.)

The provisions of this chapter relating to the financing of election campaigns shall apply in all election campaigns other than (1) for precinct committee officer; (2) for a federal elective office; and (3) for an office of a political subdivision of the state that does not encompass a whole county and that contains fewer than five thousand registered voters as of the date of the most recent general election in the subdivision, unless required by RCW 42.17A.135 (2) through (5) and (7).

The PCO Liberty Alliance (PCOLA) was founded to support and help elect Republican PCO candidates who 1) generally support the published objectives of PCOLA; and 2) would like to leverage the collaborative structure of PCOLA for their election. PCOLA expressly does not endorse, recommend or fund any non-PCO political candidate, political policy, initiative, or any other activity unrelated to the explicit objective of helping its allied PCO candidates become elected. The views and actions of the individual PCO candidates associated with the PCOLA group and founding members of PCOLA, acting as individuals, are neither controlled nor endorsed in any way by PCOLA. Links to other resources from any PCOLA website are for informational purposes and the content of any linked resource is not fully reviewed or endorsed in any way by the PCO Liberty Alliance. The appearance of any political candidate in front of PCOLA associated PCO candidates or at any PCOLA sponsored event does not imply PCOLA endorsement of the candidate in any way. Any information distributed at any PCOLA event or to any PCOLA list is strictly educational in nature and in no way implies endorsement of any person, initiative or local or national issue.