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Campaign Expenditures in the United States, 2001-2002: Detailed Report File

Resource Type
Dataset : event/transaction data
  • Federal Election Commission
Other Title
  • Version 1 (Subtitle)
Collective Title
  • Campaign Expenditures in the United States Series
Publication Date
Free Keywords
campaign contributions; campaign expenditures; campaign finance law; campaign funds; candidates; congressional elections (US House); congressional elections (US Senate); legislators; political elites; political organizations; political parties; United States House of Representatives; United States Senate
  • Abstract

    These data are made available by the Federal Election Commission (FEC) and are taken directly from campaign finance reports filed by candidates, political committees, and others required to file under the federal election laws. This data file contains one record for each separate reporting period for each FEC committee and, as such, is the source for longitudinal information about committee financial activity during the 2001-2002 election cycle. Information presented in the file includes the political committee identification number, report year and type, time period covered by the report, total receipts and disbursements, beginning and ending cash balances, debts owed by and to the committee, individual, political, and candidate contributions, transfers from affiliated committees, loans received and payments made, refunds, and whether the record reports the activity of a Joint Fundraising Committee.
  • Table of Contents


    • DS1: Dataset
Temporal Coverage
  • 2001 / 2002
    Time period: 2001--2002
  • 2001 / 2002
    Collection date: 2001--2002
Geographic Coverage
  • United States
Sampled Universe
All campaign finance transactions and reports occurring during the 2001-2002 election cycle.
Collection Mode
  • Starting in 1989-1990, the Detailed Report File has been released by the FEC as a separate study. It was formerly included as part of the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) data.

2005-12-15 On 2005-08-15 new files were added to one or more datasets. These files included additional setup files as well as one or more of the following: SAS program, SAS transport, SPSS portable, and Stata system files. The metadata record was revised 2005-12-15 to reflect these additions.
This study is freely available to ICPSR member institutions via web download.
Alternative Identifiers
  • 3590 (Type: ICPSR Study Number)

Update Metadata: 2015-08-05 | Issue Number: 6 | Registration Date: 2015-06-15

Federal Election Commission (2004): Campaign Expenditures in the United States, 2001-2002: Detailed Report File. Version 1. Campaign Expenditures in the United States Series. Version: v1. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset.