Republican Candidates Lead in 19010 Donations
More than $2.1 million has been donated to candidates and Political Action Committees in 2012.
Republican candidates and organizations have received 57 percent of federal campaign donations from the 19010 zip code so far in the 2012 election cycle.
President Barack Obama ($3,269,793) has a lead in donations over Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney ($2,844,980) in the Greater Philadelphia/New Jersey area.
However, in 19010, Romney's campaign has earned $205,700 while Obama's has raised $100,902.
So far this election cycle, $2,123,621 has been donated to candidates and Political Action Committees from the 19010 zip code. That number is about 47 times what the average zip code donates, according to the Center for Responsive Politics.
The contributions are based on Federal Election Commission data made available electronically on Aug. 6.
The top contributors from 19010 are:
|TEMPLETON, JOHN DR||Raising Red||JOHN TEMPLETON FOUNDATION||$200,000||05/29/11|
|TEMPLETON, JOHN M DR JR||Red, White & Blue Fund||JOHN TEMPLETON FOUNDATION||$200,000||12/23/11|
|TEMPLETON, JOHN M DR JR||American Crossroads||JOHN TEMPLETON FOUNDATION||$100,000||06/27/11|
|TEMPLETON, JOHN M DR JR||Red, White & Blue Fund||JOHN TEMPLETON FOUNDATION||$50,000||12/14/11|
|MORGAN, MITCHELL L MR||Republican National Cmte||MORGAN PROPERTIES INC.||$30,800||05/10/12|
|RUBIN, MICHAEL G MR||Republican National Cmte||KYNETIC||$30,800||05/15/12|
|TEMPLETON, JOSEPHINE J DR||Republican National Cmte||RET.||$30,800||06/12/12|
|MIDDLETON, JOHN P MR JR||Republican National Cmte||PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES||$30,000||02/28/11|
|MIDDLETON, JOHN S MR SR||Republican National Cmte||BRADFORD HOLDINGS INC./EXECUTIVE||$25,000||12/15/11|
|TEMPLETON, JOHN M DR JR||Republican National Cmte||JOHN TEMPLETON FDN||$23,900||06/12/12|
The top recipients from 19010 are:
|Red, White & Blue Fund||$275,000|
|Republican National Cmte||$215,771|
|Romney, Mitt (R)||$205,700|
|Casey, Bob (D)||$113,242|
|Obama, Barack (D)||$100,902|
|DNC Services Corp||$82,526|
|Schwartz, Allyson (D)||$51,650|
|Republican Federal Cmte of Pennsylvania||$44,500|
Patch Editor Sam Strike contributed to this report.