Campaign Finance in Local Elections: An Eleven City Study, 1989-2007
For candidates in local elections held from 1989 to 2007 in New York City, Los Angeles, Chicago, San Francisco, Seattle, Miami, Tampa, Lexington, Louisville, Sacramento, and Long Beach. Data were also collected for the counties Hillsborough County/Tampa (FL) and Miami-Dade (FL). The study includes data on funds raised and spent, as well as candidate data and election returns, and both mayoral and city council races. From ICPSR; requires statistical software (SPSS, SAS, Stata).