Archived California campaign finance data

Our archived release of the state database tracking money in politics. Processed Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018 at 12:21 p.m. Latest release » 

Raw files

For CAL-ACCESS experts. The 76 jumbled, dirty and difficult tables released by the state cleaned and converted into 44.5 million rows. Use with caution. Learn more »

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The raw tables released by the state contain errors in how values are escaped, quoted and delimited. The result is a small number of records lost when we prepare files for download. However, those 1,456 lost records represent only 0.00327% of the source data.