Collection: Money in politics
Description: Iowa contributions data was obtained from the Iowa Ethics and Campaign Disclosure Board. The Board provides the file through the state open data portal under the title "Iowa Campaign Contributions Received. The data is accessible as a tabular CSV file. Data is available from 2015 on and last updated on Oct. 26, 2020. Data was last processed on Oct. 28, 2020.
Each record is a single campaign contribution made to a political campaign from an individual or business. The full data files contain all original columns. New columns with normalized data are used for searches. Data processing was done using open-source software and is documented on the Accountability Project GitHub repository.
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