NICAR

Data Library: Election Campaigns

You know what they say about politics: Always follow the money. Our datasets will help you track campaign contributions and tax-exempt political advocacy groups.

  • Federal Campaign Contributions

    Please note this is only the data that comes from the Federal Elections Commissions FTP server, cleaned up. NICAR refreshes the data every Monday morning. This dataset does not include electronic disclosures, which may be more up to date than the information on the FTP server, but have not gone ...

  • IRS-527 Political Organizations

    Organizations are only required to file electronically if they have, or reasonably expect to have, expenditures of over $50,000 in a calendar year. This electronic filing requirement is fairly recent, going into effect as of June 30, 2003.

    Also, due to the 2002 law changes, the following classes of organizations ...