Collection: Money in politics
Description: Data is obtained from the Virginia Department of Elections (DOE) State Board of Elections (SBE). It was last updated on October 19, 2020 and includes contributions from 2012 to the present. Each record represents a single contribution made to a campaign committee from an individual or business. The full data set contains all original variables and new variables added with minimally, consistently, and confidently normalized character strings. These normalized strings are those searched from the Accountability database. Data was processed using R software and is documented on the Accountability Project GitHub repository.
Additional Notes: Old data was removed from dataset and replaced (KN 2020-10-19)