Collection: Money in politics
Contributions for the state of New Jersey can be obtained from the state’s Election Law Enforcement Commission on their Quick Data Downloads page. The data is available in four separate files for each election or contributor type and includes contributions made since 1978 through 2015.
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 columns. New columns with normalized character strings are searched from The Accountability Project database. Data processing was done using R software and is documented on The Accountability Project GitHub repository.
Additional Notes: KN 2021-09-23