Collection: Money in politics
Description: This data is obtained from the Michigan Board of Elections (BOE) Campaign Finance Reporting (CFR) system. The data is provided as annual ZIP archive files for the years 1998 through 2020. These files are updated nightly. Data was last processed on January 6, 2021. 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.
Additional Notes: KN 2021-01-06