A quick note on disclosure of information from paper filings of Independent Expenditures
We are implementing a process for creating data from filings we receive on paper. As we implement this process, you'll see some filings that were actually received some time ago moving through the disclosure process now. For example, some Independent Expenditure reports submitted by party Senatorial committees last month (which file on paper. . .) are now beginning to appear in data feeds here - http://query.nictusa.com/cgi-bin/dcdev/indexp/1
Don't be confused by the "filing date" for these DSCC disclosures - they were actually submitted on paper in August and early September, as you can see here - http://images.nictusa.com/cgi-bin/fecimg/?C00042366
Update on the new "real time" disclosure of independent expenditures and electioneering communications.
We're still working on the full processes for creating data for all 24-hour and 48-hour filings for independent expenditures and electioneering communications, but while we continue to build the final process we wanted to start making data available as soon as possible.[Read More]
As we get ready to launch the new data files for independent expenditure and electioneering communication filings during the 2010 general election campaign, I thought it would be useful to talk a little about what we will be including in the files and some of the changes that may come during this campaign season.[Read More]