The FEC is an independent government agency created in 1974. It provides public disclosure of campaign finance activities and ensures compliance with campaign finance laws and regulations. Campaign finance data are for candidates running for office at the Federal level and lobbyists.
A nonpartisan nonprofit, National Institute on Money in Politics promotes an accountable democracy by compiling comprehensive data on campaign -donors, lobbyists, as well as other information from government disclosure agencies nationwide. Data are for candidates running for offices at the state and federal level and includes data on lobbying and independent spending activities.
Nonpartisan, independent and nonprofit, The Center for Responsive Politics is the nation's premier research group tracking money in U.S. politics and its effect on elections and public policy. OUR VISION is for Americans to be empowered by access to clear and unbiased information about money’s role in politics and policy and to use that knowledge to strengthen our democracy. OUR MISSION is to produce and disseminate peerless data and analysis on money in politics to inform and engage Americans, champion transparency, and expose disproportionate or undue influence on public policy.