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A python app for importing all Federal Election Commission records from 1980 onward into a PostgreSQL database. These are the master files, updated weekly to an FTP server. It is based largely off of the Sunlight Foundation's Data Commons (github: sunlightlabs), but is simpler/smaller in scope and also accomodates all election cycles. By Luke Rosiak of The Washington Times. Released under GNU license. To run: createdb datacommons python manage.py fecmasterrunonce 1990 [or whatever start year] once a week: python manage.py fecmasterrunweekly