Audit: D.C. Dems omitted nearly half their expenses

Local,DC,Liz Farmer

An audit of the D.C. Democratic State Committee Political Action Committee has found that the committee did not report nearly half of its expenditures this year, and it failed to report $20,350 in receipts.

According to a report issued Thursday by the D.C. Office of Campaign Finance, the committee did not report three expenses that totaled $34,449.02. The committee initially reported $43,188.46 in expenses and $71,945 in receipts.

The audit, which is part of the OCF's periodic audits of the committee, found that the PAC amended its campaign finance records to show $112,320 in receipts and $77,680.48 in expenses and provided documentation to substantiate the unreported expenses. The committee has $45,060.38 in cash on hand.

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