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Creating a New Committee Record
If a committee does not exist in your dataset, you will need to create the committee. Committees are Political Party Committees, Political Action Committes or PACs, and Political Campaign Committees. Please follow the below instructions to create a new committee: Go to File > New Committee...
18 Dec, 2011
Creating a New Committee
To create a new Commitee go to File > New Committee or Ctrl+Alt+M if you have the hotkeys turned on. This will bring you to the New Committee Page where you will be able to enter the basic information for the New Committee. After entering in the basic information for the committee select either...
17 Dec, 2011
Creating a New Filing Committee
To create a filing committee, Go to Settings > Filing Committees.  Click on the Add New Filing Committee link on the right-hand side of the page.
17 Dec, 2011
How to Add a Committee ID Number to a record
Adding Committee ID numbers Committee ID numbers are important when filing compliance reports for committees that have transactions associated to the committee.     To add a committee ID number:  Go to Search > Committee Search > Basic Search. Search for...
28 Dec, 2009
Selecting Filing Committee
You can have one or more filing committees in a dataset. You set up the info for the filing committee on the Filing Committees page by going to Settings > Filing Committees. Select the filing committee you wish to reveiw or edit by clicking on the magnifying glass next to the...
17 Dec, 2011
About Filing Committees
A Filing Committee is just a Committee record with a special designation. You can even view the same record on the committee page that you see on the filing committee page. You will not have as many options, and things like bank accounts, bank reports, and linked orgs are not available on the...
04 Oct, 2010
Filing Committee Basic Information
You will fill in the Basic Information with the same type of info that appears on your compliance report's cover page. Select the committee type, add a reg ID, and fill in the contact information. When done you need to click save at the top of the page to commit the information you have entered.
04 Oct, 2010
When Adding a RegID
The contact information displayed on the Reg ID edit/new dialog is meant to be the contact information for the Filing Authority ID you choose. For example, if FEC is the chosen Authority ID you will see the FEC's contact information populate the fields below. If the fields are blank when...
02 Jun, 2009
Committee Staff
The Committee Staff Panel is where you will link the people that are associated with the campaign. Some of these people are required to be linked here to show up on the report. For instance, the Treasurer's information will pull based on the link created here between an Individual Record and...
02 Jun, 2009
Linking a Candidate to their Committee
1. Open the Candidate's or Legislator's record 2. Select Associated Committees 3. Select the Text Box for Political Committee Name 4. Search for the Committee (Please note that the Committee must already be a record in you dataset) 5. Select the Role for the Legislator (usually this will be...
29 Jul, 2009

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