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Metadata Description

Data Dictionary - House and Senate Map Candidate Summary

General Description

This file contains one row for each candidiate from the selected state or district.  Financial information for each candidate represents the sum of all reports filed by the principal campaign committee and any other authorized campaign committees.  The totals cover a two-year time period beginning January 1 of the non-election year through the most recent report submitted by the candidate's campaign committees.

Information contained in the list

 

Column Name Position Data Type Description
FEC Election Year 1 NUMBER
Two-year period
Candidate Office State
2 VARCHAR2(2)

House = state of race

Senate = state of race

Candidate Office State Description
3 VARCHAR2(20)
The political party affiliation reported by the candidate.
Candidate Office
4 VARCHAR2(2)

H = House

S = Senate

Candidate Office District 5 VARCHAR2(1)

Congressional district number.

Congressional At Large 00

Senate 00

Candidate Name 6 VARCHAR2(38)
 
Candidate Id 7 VARCHAR2(1)

A 9-character alpha-numeric code assigned to a candidate by the Federal Election Commission. The candidate ID for a specific candidate remains the same across election cycles as long as the candidate is running for the same office.

Street1 8 VARCHAR2(34)
Mailing Address - Street
Street2
9 VARCHAR2(34)
Mailing Address - Street2
City 10 VARCHAR2(18)
Mailing Address - City
State
11 VARCHAR2(2)
Mailing Address - State
Zip
12 VARCHAR2(9)
Mailing Address - Zip Code
ICO
13 VARCHAR2(1)

I = Incumbent

C = Challenger
O = Open Seat is used to indicate an open seat.  Open seats are defined as seats where the incumbent never sought re-election.

Party
14 VARCHAR2(3)
The political party affiliation reported by the candidate.
Party Description
15 VARCHAR2(50)
Candidate Election Year
16 NUMBER
Candidate's election year from a Statement of Candidacy or state ballot list.
From
17 DATE Coverage Start Date - MM/DD/YYYY
To
18 DATE
Coverage End date - MM/DD/YYYY
Itemized Individual Contributions
19 NUMBER

Form 3 Line 11AI

Unitemized Individual Contributions
20 NUMBER
Form 3 Line 11AII
Individual Contributions
21 NUMBER Form 3 Line 11AIII
Party Committees Contributions
22 NUMBER
Form 3 Line 11B
Other Committees Contributions
23 NUMBER
Form 3 Line 11C
Candidate Contributions
24 NUMBER
Form 3 Line 11D
Total Contributions
25 NUMBER
Form 3 Line 11E
Transfers from Authorized Committees
26 NUMBER
Form 3 Line 12
Candidate Loans
27 NUMBER
Form 3 Line 13A
Other Loans
28 NUMBER
Form 3 Line 13B
Total Loans
29 NUMBER
Form 3 Line 13C
Operating Expenditure Offsets
30 NUMBER
Form 3 Line 14
Other Receipts
31 NUMBER
Form 3 Line 15
Total Receipts
32 NUMBER
Form 3 Line 16
Operating Expenditures
33 NUMBER
Form 3 Line 17
Transfers to other Authorized Committees
34 NUMBER
Form 3 Line 18
Candidate Loan Repayments
35 NUMBER
Form 3 Line 19A
Other Loan Repayments
36 NUMBER
Form 3 Line 19B
Total Loan Repayments
37 NUMBER
Form 3 Line 19C
Individual Refunds
38 NUMBER
Form 3 Line 20A
Political Party Refunds
39 NUMBER
Form 3 Line 20B
Other Committee Refunds
40 NUMBER
Form 3 Line 20C
Total Contribution Refunds
41 NUMBER
Form 3 Line 20D
Other Disbursements
42 NUMBER
Form 3 Line 21
Total Disbursements
43 NUMBER
Form 3 Line 22
Net Contributions
44 NUMBER
Form 3 Line 6C
Net Operating Expenditures
45 NUMBER
Form 3 Line 7C
Beginning Cash On Hand
46 NUMBER
Form 3 Line 23
Ending Cash On Hand
47 NUMBER
Form 3 Line 27
Debts Owed By
48 NUMBER
Form 3 Line 10
Debts Owed To
49 NUMBER
Form 3 Line 9