Collection: Money in politics
Description: Contributions for the state of Washington can be obtained from the state’s Public Disclosure Commission on their Open Data portal. The data is titled “Contributions to Candidates and Political Committees” and was created on December 16, 2016 and last updated September 23, 2021.
Each record represents a single contribution made to a committee or candidate by an individual or business. The full data set contains all original columns. New columns with normalized data are used for searches. Data processing was done using R software and is documented on The Accountability Project GitHub repository.
Additional Notes: KN 2021-09-23