DOWNLOAD 2009 EARMARKS FILE FOR ADDITIONAL ANALYSIS
This file is in CSV (comma delimited) format. It is provided for purposes of performing a more
robust analysis of the data and can be imported into almost any database model or spreadsheet
program. Each data element is described in the Field Definition file.
The total number of rows in the CSV file is greater than the total number of earmarks because
the file contains three types of records: Earmark, Sponsor, and Recipient. See Field Definitions
file for further information.
The legal citation, if included in the database as a PDF file, will not be included in the downloaded
CSV file. To see the PDF file, use the links on this website. The Congressional stage (e.g. House
Committee, House Floor, etc.) citation source method IDs are the keys for accessing the PDF files on