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Anyone know the URL of the site in this article?
October 4, 2000 9:46 AM   Subscribe

Anyone know the URL of the site in this article? It's an interesting (if misguided) opinion piece about a database that lets you look up campaign donors by zip code. Only he never gets around to giving you the address.
posted by smackfu (5 comments total)

 
Well, I know of the site, but I can't recall the URL off-hand...

If I find it, I will post it. It is an interesting site. I was able to look up all my friends and Father's friends and see if and what they had contributed to who. I was surprised by a few of them.

Otherwise, here is another Database for Contributions:

http://www.commoncause.org/laundromat/
posted by da5id at 9:57 AM on October 4, 2000


Open secrets is what you want:

http://www.metafilter.com/detail.cfm?link_ID=2447
posted by mathowie at 10:21 AM on October 4, 2000


http://www.publicdisclosure.org/fecinfo/_zip.htm

Might've been FECInfo. We used this when I worked at Mother Jones.


posted by capt.crackpipe at 11:24 AM on October 4, 2000


It's a wonderful site...
http://opensecrets.org
Look up your local political donors--great fun in a small town!


posted by wiinga at 10:57 PM on October 4, 2000


the site you're looking for is http:\\www.votenet.com. it used to have a place to enter zip codes on the main page but it seems to be gone. too bad it was really cool. it showed scans of handwritten docs with names, addresses, and the amounts of the contributions.
posted by someguy00 at 5:51 AM on October 5, 2000


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