Campaign Finance Disclosure Debt Data Current State

data.pa.gov | Last Updated 16 Apr 2019

This file contains information about the debt(s) by which a candidate or committee is encumbered, including information about the person or entity to whom the debt is owed. The data is also available and searchable on www.campaignfinanceonline.pa.gov.

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This dataset has the following 14 columns:

Column NameAPI Column NameData TypeDescriptionSample Values
Filer Identification Numberfiler_identification_numbertextThis is the Filer Identification Number which is unique to each entity reporting campaign finance contributions (i.e. candidates and committees)
Election Yearelection_yearnumberThis denotes the election cycle or year the candidate or committee is filing
Election CyclecyclenumberThis specifies the reporting cycle, or timeframe, of the contributions accepted by the candidate or committee.
Debt Reporter's Namedebt_reporter_s_nametextThe name of the individual or entity reporting the debt
Debt Reporting Address 1debt_reporting_address_1textThe address of the individual or entity reporting the debt
Debt Reporting Address 2debt_reporting_address_2textThis is a secondary address field for the individual or entity reporting the debt
Debt Reporting Citydebt_reporting_citytextThe city of the reported debt
Debt Reporting Statedebt_reporting_statetextThe state of the reported debt
Debt Reporting Zip Codedebt_reporting_zip_codetextThe zip code of the reported deb
Debt Accrual Datedebt_accrual_datetextThe date on which the debt was accrued by the candidate or committee. Formatted as YYYYMMDD.
Debt Amountdebt_amountnumberThe amount of debt accrued by the candidate or committee
Debt Descriptiondebt_descriptiontextA field for the candidate or committee to explain the reported debt.
Debt Reporting Location 1debt_reporting_location_1locationDebt Reporting Location based on the Debt address using the Debt Reporting Address 1. This location field includes Latitude and Longitude created during data load.
Debt Reporting Location 2debt_reporting_location_2locationDebt Reporting Location based on the Debt Reporting Address 2. This could be a generalized location if the Debt Reporting Address 2 is blank. This location field includes Latitude and Longitude created during data load.