Complaint alleges Lisa Callan violated public disclosure laws

October 15, 2013

Issaquah School Board candidate Lisa Callan didn’t follow Washington’s public disclosure laws regarding her campaign’s finances, a complaint filed with the state’s Public Disclosure Commission alleges.

Callan, who is facing incumbent Alison Meryweather in the Nov. 5 general election, has been filing reports of cash contributions since her campaign officially began in May. However, she hadn’t filed a single expense report until Oct. 10, a day after the PDC notified her through the mail of the complaint.

Janet Suppes, a budget analyst with the Bellevue School District and longtime public education advocate, filed the complaint with the PDC on Sept. 18.

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