(Derek Gee/News file photo) (Derek Gee/News file photo)

Find out who gave how much to political candidates and committees using our searchable database, compiled from information from the New York State Board of Elections. The campaign giving database includes more than 25,000 contributions to candidates and political committees for the 2013 election year.

The contributions from individuals, corporations, committees and partnerships went to 264 candidates running for 100 offices in more than three dozen locations in Western New York. The races include Buffalo mayor, Erie County sheriff and the Amherst supervisor, town justice and board contests.

The database also includes contributions to 166 political party committees, union and corporate PACS and other organizations.

Use the dropdown menus on the search boxes for committee name, candidate, office and or location to find out who contributed how much in certain races. Or type in the name of a company or committee, or part of its name, in the Corp. Contributor search box to find its contributions. To look for individual contributors, type in a last name or partial last name in the Contrib Last Name search box.