FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 3, 2015
CONTACT: Sam Mahood, (916) 653-6575
SACRAMENTO – California Secretary of State Alex Padilla today launched Power Search, a new open source campaign finance search engine available on the Secretary of State’s website. Power Search allows anyone to swiftly and easily review the source, recipient and amount of state level campaign contributions. It also provides useful summaries of information at the contributor, candidate, ballot measure and campaign committee levels with options for sorting and further exploring the data.
“Both the public and the press should have quick and easy access to campaign finance information,” Secretary Padilla said. “Power Search is the first step in modernizing and upgrading Cal-Access.” Continue reading