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The data for the data visualization and data set tools below is from reports filed by Hawaii State and County candidates on the Commission’s Candidate Filing System.  The actual reports for each candidate can be viewed on the Candidate Filing System Public Site.  The data covers the period from November 8, 2006 through July 25, 2014 which encompasses the elections of 2008 through 2014 as well as data for candidates that may be running in a future election.

1. Data Visualizations

This tool allows you to view charts of a candidate’s campaign spending data for a particular election period.  You will be able to view a pie chart of a candidate’s contributions to see how much and what percentage of their contributions are funded by individuals, noncandidate committees, political parties, immediate family members, etc.  You will also be able to see how much and what percentage of a candidate’s contributions are coming from in-state versus out-of-state, from which states and zip codes, as well as by geographical location.  There is also a visual chart showing how much and what percentage of a candidate’s contributions are $1,000 or less and more than $1,000.  As for campaign expenditures, a pie chart will show how much and what percentage of a candidate’s spending was for advertising, food & beverage, printing, professional services, surveys/polls/voter lists, etc., as well as a chart showing in-state versus out-of-state spending.

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2. Data Sets

This tool allows you to search any data set below for information such as names of contributors who gave money to candidates and how much they gave, how candidates spent their money, who made loans to candidates and how much the loan was for, and much more.  Instructions for searching and using the data is provided within each category:

The following data set links directly to data.hawaii.gov: