Go Read Goldy's Article on Tim Eyman
State law is clear: If you use money from one initiative campaign to fund another initiative campaign, you have to report it to the state. Thems the rules. But it appears that the campaigns for Tim Eyman's two statewide initiatives this year may have flouted those rules, in what could turn out to be one of the most egregious campaign-disclosure violations since voters approved the Public Disclosure Act in 1972.
Documents, interviews, and affidavits shared with The Stranger are beginning to bring to light what appears to have been a secret, unreported effort to pay for signatures on Initiative 517 (Eyman's under-the-radar pet project to make initiatives easier to run) using money from the campaign for Initiative 1185 (Eyman's effort to continue restricting the legislature's ability to raise taxes).
Read the EXTREMELY-WELL-REPORTED ARTICLE.