A Tacoma political group that distributed mailers attacking state senate candidate Jack Connelly last year violated campaign finance law by failing to report its donations and spending in a timely manner, the Public Disclosure Commission ruled Wednesday.
The political action committee known as “Tacomans for Integrity in Government” now has 30 days to pay a $200 fine assessed for the violation.
Ken Miller, a local political activist who chaired the Tacomans PAC, described his group’s belated financial filings on Wednesday as an honest mistake.
“I didn’t dispute the facts,” Miller said in an e-mail. “I misunderstood the …