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Database Methodology


The database on this Web site reflects presidential bundlers whom Public Citizen has learned of since the 2000 campaign.

Bundlers are fundraisers whose efforts are tracked and quantified by the campaigns to which they funnel contributions. In most cases, the bundlers listed here were disclosed by the campaigns for which they worked. In a few cases, primarily for 2008, the database includes “unofficial” bundlers whose identities were disclosed in press reports, state-level campaign Web sites, or through other decentralized means.

To obtain official bundlers only, check the “Name Released By Campaign” option on the database search interface.

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White House for Sale

This Web site allows you to follow the money trail of campaign bundlers – or people who funnel money to campaigns – as they collect thousands, and sometimes even millions, of dollars from other people for presidential candidates.

It also explains a little about how we got to this record multi-billion campaign season – and what we can do about it by renewing our dedication to public funding of presidential – and congressional – elections.

Election Year Cycle: 2000 2004 2008 2012


Federal Lobbyists (for 2008 and 2012)
(Note: Results include all individuals who have been listed as federal lobbyists since 1998, the earliest year for which such data is available online.)

Name Released By Campaign (for 2008 and 2012)

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