Political action committees (PACs) obscure which candidates they fund through layers of contributions to intermediary PACs. This tool can help you untangle those relationship and show who's funding who.
Search for candidates, multinational corporations, or super rich families using the two inputs above. You can save & share your results with the URL.
Don't feel like searching? Get started with a random PAC from the top thousand.
The width of each arrow is scaled to the net amount of money contributed, you can hover over them to see an indication on the legend. You can also click on PACs and candidates to get more info, and drag them around.
All data isare from the FEC. As such, "dark money" is not shown. Data processing details & code here.
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by zach schwartz | @zischwartz | mail_outline