2016 Presidential Candidates Campaign Finance
Total year-to-date fundraising from current candidates' official committees and supportive super PACs
Total year-to-date spending from current candidates' official committees and supportive super PACs.
Total year-to-date cash on hand across current candidates' official committees and supportive super PACs.
Year-to-date burn rate across current candidates' official committees. Burn rate is calculated as money spent divided by money raised.
The proportion of small donations to large donations (over $200) across current candidates' official committees.
The proportion of donations to current candidates' official committees from a candidate's home state relative to the rest of the country.
The average amount per day raised by current candidates' official committees since their respective announcement dates.
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Federal Election Commission
The Federal Election Commission (FEC) is an independent regulatory agency that was founded in 1975 by the United States Congress to regulate campaign finance legislation in the United States. The duties of the FEC are to disclose campaign finance information, to enforce the provisions of the law such as the limits and prohibitions on contributions, and to oversee the public funding of Presidential elections.
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As of December 31, 2016.
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The Sunlight Foundation now offers a new way to review and receive federal campaign finance data for candidates, PACs and outside spending groups. The "Real-Time Filings" section of Influence Explorer takes official Federal Election Commission data for the current election cycle and presents it in a more user-friendly format.
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