Collection: Money in politics
Description: This data is obtained from the Campaign Finance Reporting System (CFRS). Data was obtained by using the search portal to return all contributions from 1975 to October 7, 2020 and exporting to a text file. 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: Downloaded on July 11, 2018 - DT Updated completely October 7, 2020 - KN