About the Political Party Affiliation Predictor App
Find all of our indepth analysis and insights on what we mined out of this data. Understand the top 1% contributors vs the bottom 99%.
Under the Federal Election Campaign ("FEC") Act, all contributions made to federal candidates, committees, or parties over $200, must be reported. These records are made publicly available through the FEC and several other websites. The data can be found here and spans 2011-2012 and 2013-2014 election cycles.
The model was built using Azure Machine Learning Studio and R. The data was processed, cleaned, and prototyped in R. The final model was trained and hosted on Azure Machine Learning Studio and features a multi-class logistic regression.