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Our search, visualization, and alerting tools make it easy to investigate relationships between campaign contributions, political narratives, and legislative outcomesView Documentation
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Which political candidates are using contributions to their campaigns to give charitable donations?
Did contributions from defense contractors to election objectors resume after the controversy?
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Which groups and funding entities are creating Facebook ads about critical race theory?
We're a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that fights hidden influence in US politics by building tools that automate the analysis of open data
Code for Democracy helps journalists, researchers, and open government advocates investigate relationships between campaign contributions, political narratives, and legislative outcomes. Our mission is to strengthen democratic processes by creating digital tools that support free and fair elections, open governance, and fact-based public policy.
Code for Democracy started as a volunteer-driven meetup in NYC, SF, DC, and Boston in 2017 and gained its nonprofit status in 2019. We are a non-partisan, values-based organization driven by our commitment to transparency and accountability.
We process our tracked datasets and extract political candidates, political action committees, political donors, political ad purchasers, and political vendors
We process our tracked datasets and extract both explicit connections based on transactions as well as implicit connections based on metadata, hashtags, and named entities