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New committee registrations file description

The new committee registrations file lists all committees that have filed an initial Statement of Organization (Form 1) with the Federal Election Commission since January 1, 2009.

New committee registrations file format

Column name Field name Position Null Data type Description Example data
COMMITTEE_ID Committee ID 1 N VARCHAR2(9) A 9-character alpha-numeric code assigned to a committee by the Federal Election Commission. The committee ID for a specific committee always remains the same. C00100005
COMMITTEE_NAME Committee name 2 Y VARCHAR2(200) Name of committee or other entity registered with the FEC. Martha Washington for Congress
COMMITTEE_STREET_1 Street one 3 Y VARCHAR2(34) 1001 George Washington Hwy
COMMITTEE_STREET_2 Street two 4 Y VARCHAR2(34) Suite 100
COMMITTEE_CITY City 5 Y VARCHAR2(30) Alexandria
AFFILIATED_COMMITTEE_NAME Affiliated committee/organization 8 Y VARCHAR2(200) FEC Form 1 Line 6 None
COMMITTEE_TYPE Committee type 9 Y VARCHAR2(1 List of committee type descriptions H
COMMITTEE_DESIGNATION Committee designation 10 Y VARCHAR2(1) A = Authorized by a candidate
B = Lobbyist/Registrant PAC
D = Leadership PAC
J = Joint fundraiser
P = Principal campaign committee of a candidate
U = Unauthorized
COMMITTEE_FILING_FREQUENCY Filing frequency 11 Y VARCHAR2(1) A = Administratively terminated
D = Debt
M = Monthly filer
Q = Quarterly filer
T = Terminated
W = Waived
ORGANIZATION_TYPE Interest group category 12 Y VARCHAR2(1) C = Corporation
L = Labor organization
M = Membership organization
T = Trade association
V = Cooperative
W = Corporation without capital stock
TREASURER_NAME Treasurer's name 13 Y VARCHAR2(90) The officially registered treasurer for the committee Alexander Hamilton
RECEIPT_DATE Receipt date 14 Y Date 01/01/2018
COMMITTEE_EMAIL Committee email 15 Y VARCHAR2(90)
COMMITTEE_WEB_URL Committee web address 16 Y VARCHAR2(90)
BEGIN_IMAGE_NUM Beginning image number 17 Y VARCHAR2(11) or VARCHAR2(18) 11-digit image number format YYOORRRFFFF
YY - scanning year
OO - office (01 - House, 02 - Senate, 03 - FEC Paper, 90-99 - FEC Electronic)
RRR - reel number
FFFF- frame number
18-digit Image Number Format (June 29, 2015)
YYYY - scanning year
MM - scanning month
DD - scanning day
SS - source (02 - Senate, 03 - FEC Paper, 90-99 - FEC Electronic)
PPPPPPPP - page (reset to zero every year on January 1)