A collection of names from across the database.

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The most recent release from CAL-ACCESS, the database that tracks campaign finance and lobbying activity in California politics. It contains 468,299 rows of data published on Tuesday, July 17, 2018*.

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A few sample rows.


Information about the 11 fields and the definitions of any abbreviated values.

NAMID   Integer

Identification number unique to the name

NAML   String (up to 200)

Last name

NAMF   String (up to 50)

First name

NAMT   String (up to 100)

Name title or prefix

NAMS   String (up to 30)

Name suffix

MONIKER   String (up to 30)

Entity's moniker

MONIKER_POS   String (up to 9)

Location of the entity's moniker

NAMM   String (up to 20)

Middle name

FULLNAME   String (up to 200)

Full name

NAML_SEARCH   String (up to 200)

Last name


The raw data provided by the state contains errors in how some values are escaped, quoted and delimited. The result is a small number of records in the latest download were lost when we prepared files for download.

However, only 54 records out of 468,353 total rows were lost (you can download them here).


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The documents that provided the information on this page.

  • CAL-ACCESS Tables, Columns and Indexes (p. 13, 112)