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PAC and party summary file description

The PAC and party summary file contains summary financial information for each PAC and party committee.

The file has one record per PAC and Party committee and shows information about the committee, total receipts and disbursements, receipts and disbursements broken down by type, contributions to other committees, independent expenditures made by the committee, and other financial summary information. The end-of-line (EOL) marker is line feed '\n' (LF, 0x0A, 10 in decimal).

PAC and party summary file format

Column nameField namePositionNullData typeDescriptionExample data
CMTE_IDCommittee identification1NVARCHAR2 (9)C00100005
CMTE_NMCommittee name2YVARCHAR2 (200)National Finance Political Action Committee
CMTE_TPCommittee type3YVARCHAR2 (1)Q
CMTE_DSGNCommittee designation4YVARCHAR2 (1)U
CMTE_FILING_FREQCommittee filing frequency5YVARCHAR2 (1)M
TTL_RECEIPTSTotal receipts6YNumber(14,2)150000.00
TRANS_FROM_AFFTransfers from affiliates7YNumber(14,2)0.00
INDV_CONTRIBContributions from individuals8YNumber(14,2)100000.00
OTHER_POL_CMTE_CONTRIBContributions from other political committees9YNumber(14,2)50000.00
CAND_CONTRIBContributions from candidate10YNumber(14,2) Not applicable
CAND_LOANS Candidate loans11Y Number(14,2) Not applicable
TTL_LOANS_RECEIVEDTotal loans received12YNumber(14,2)0.00
TTL_DISBTotal disbursements13YNumber(14,2)145000.00
TRANF_TO_AFFTransfers to affiliates14YNumber(14,2)0.00
INDV_REFUNDSRefunds to individuals15YNumber(14,2)0.00
OTHER_POL_CMTE_REFUNDSRefunds to other political committees16YNumber(14,2)0.00
CAND_LOAN_REPAYCandidate loan repayments17YNumber(14,2) Not applicable
LOAN_REPAYLoan repayments18YNumber(14,2)0.00
COH_BOPCash beginning of period19YNumber(14,2)304000.00
COH_COPCash close Of period20YNumber(14,2)315000.00
DEBTS_OWED_BYDebts owed by21YNumber(14,2)0.00
NONFED_TRANS_RECEIVEDNonfederal transfers received22YNumber(14,2)0.00
CONTRIB_TO_OTHER_CMTEContributions to other committees23YNumber(14,2)75000.00
IND_EXPIndependent expenditures24YNumber(14,2)10000.00
PTY_COORD_EXPParty coordinated expenditures25YNumber(14,2)0.00
NONFED_SHARE_EXPNonfederal share expenditures26YNumber(14,2)0.00
CVG_END_DTCoverage end date 27YDATE(MM/DD/YYYY)Through date 04/30/2018