Collection: Money in politics
Description: Data was obtained from the Iowa Ethics and Campaign Disclosure Board. The Board provides the file through the state open data portal under the title “Iowa Campaign Contributions Received.” The data can be accessed as a tabular CSV file. The database was created June 18, 2015 and last updated October 26, 2020. The data was last processed on October 28th. Each record represents a single monetary or in-kind contribution made to a committee or candidate by an individual or some other business entity. 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.
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