Each Monday, The Eagle highlights a government record that is available to the public. Open records help people keep government in check and help them better understand how government affects their lives.
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The record: Presidential campaign finance reports.
Why you’d want it: To learn more about campaign fundraising efforts at the presidential level.
Where you get it: Go to the Federal Election Commission’s website at www.fec.gov/disclosure.shtml. Then click on the “View Summaries of Select Presidential Filings.” You then may search by month.
How much the record will cost: The information is free.