WASHINGTON, D.C. – A non-partisan research organization has released a free app for iOS and Android to allow citizens to see who’s funding presidential candidates and their affiliated super PACs.
MapLight‘s Politicash 2012 app includes an auto-tweet feature that alerts candidates that users are keeping tabs on their fundraising. A “Shake” feature, shows a random sample of company, individual, and PAC contributors to each candidate.
The app’s features include:
- Head to head comparison of total contributions to Obama and Romney, including a fundraising breakdown by super PAC versus campaign committee
- Graphs tracking money raised and spent by each candidate over time
- The top 5 contributors overall
- Biggest contributors of the latest week of available records from the FEC
Contribution data includes all available contributions to candidates from the Federal Election Commission as of Oct. 28.