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Which Central MA Communities Contribute the Most Campaign Cash?

Thursday, November 22, 2012

 

Massachusetts residents gave $115,340,094 in poltical contributions in 2012, earning the Bay State the rank of 7th in the nation, according to Federal Election Commission data compiled by OpenSecrets.org. See which Central Mass towns gave the most and where their money went.

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20. Uxbridge

 

Total 2012 Contributions: $29,303.00
 
Top Recipients:
 
Barack Obama (D): $10,030.00
Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee: $4,325.00
Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee: $3,400.00

 

Photo courtesy of John Phelan

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19. Fitchburg

 

Total 2012 Contributions: $30,295.00
 
Top Recipients:
 
Barack Obama (D): $5,250.00
American Term Limits Party PAC: $5,000.00
Scott Brown (R): $4,620.00
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18. Bellingham

 

Total 2012 Contributions: $32,415.00
 
Top Recipients:
 
Mitt Romney (R): $10,000.00
Eric Cantor (R): $5,000.00
Ron Paul (R): $5,000.00
 

Photo courtesy of John Phelan

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17. Princeton

 

Total 2012 Contributions: $35,194.00
 
Top Recipients:
 
Scott Brown (R): $15,700.00
Mitt Romney (R): $10,500.00
Barry Hinckley (R): $5,000.00
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16. Sturbridge

 

Total 2012 Contributions: $47,166.00
 
Top Recipients:
 
Scott Brown (R): $25,450.00
Mitt Romney (R): $5,926.00
John F. Tierney (D): $3,000.00
 

Photo courtesy of John Phelan

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15. Holden

 

Total 2012 Contributions: $49,261.00
 
Top Recipients:
 
Scott Brown (R): $15,300.00
Barack Obama (D): $11,895.00
Mitt Romney (R): $7,866.00
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14. Boylston

 

Total 2012 Contributions: $55,510.00
 
Top Recipients:
 
Scott Brown (R): $16,900.00
Barack Obama (D): $10,675.00
James P. McGovern (D): $5,701.00
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13. Sutton

 

Total 2012 Contributions: $63,900.00
 
Top Recipients:
 
Scott Brown (R): $36,500.00
National Republican Senatorial Committee: $6,000.00
Mitt Romney (R): $5,700.00
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12. Marlborough

 

Total 2012 Contributions: $80,056.00
 
Top Recipients:
 
Barack Obama (D): $21,127.00
Scott Brown (R): $10,825.00
Mitt Romney (R): $10,300.00
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11. Auburn

 

Total 2012 Contributions:  $87,750.00
 
Top Recipients:
 
Republican National Committee: $30,800.00
National Republican Congressional Committee: $19,600.00
Mitt Romney (R): $10,000.00
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10. Northborough

 

Total 2012 Contributions: $99,707.00
 
Top Recipients:
 
Scott Brown (R): $38,500.00
Mitt Romney (R): $17,400.00
Barack Obama (D): $13,400.00
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9. Milford

 

Total 2012 Contributions: $124,696.00
 
Top Recipients:
 
Republican National Committee: $31,600.00
National Republican Congressional Committee: $19,600.00
Barack Obama (D): $14,166.00
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8. Leominster

 

Total 2012 Contributions: $130,918.00
 
Top Recipients: 
 
Scott Brown (R): $40,735.00
Mitt Romney (R): $20,297.00
Oldcastle Materials: $11,000.00
 

Photo courtesy of Marc N. Belanger

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7. Hudson

 

Total 2012 Contributions: $133,028.00
 
Top Recipients:
 
National Republican Senatorial Committee: $47,000.00
Mitt Romney (R): $32,650.00
Scott Brown (R): $17,850.00
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6. Shrewsbury

 

Total 2012 Contributions: $188,722.00
 
Top Recipients:
 
Scott Brown (R): $55,765.00
Mitt Romney (R): $29,540.00
Barack Obama (D): $22,315.00
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5. Southborough

 

Total 2012 Contributions: $255,278.00
 
Top Recipients:
 
Mitt Romney (R): $62,550.00
Scott Brown (R): $49,200.00
Barack Obama (D): $36,350.00
 

Photo credit: www.mysouthborough.com

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4. Harvard

 

Total 2012 Contributions: $348,777.00
 
Top Recipients:
 
Barack Obama (D): $75,404.00
Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee: $61,850.00
DNC Services Corp: $40,250.00
 

Photo courtesy of Andrew Watson

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3. Westborough

 

Total 2012 Contributions: $355,231.00
 
Top Recipients:
 
Scott Brown (R): $65,125.00
American Crossroads PAC: $50,000.00
Mitt Romney (R): $46,850.00
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2. Worcester

 

Total 2012 Contributions: $498,394.00
 
Top Recipients:
 
Scott Brown (R): $91,249.00
Barack Obama (D): $52,793.00
Mitt Romney (R): $42,131.00
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1. Hopkinton

 

Total 2012 Contributions: $649,826.00
 
Top Recipients:
 
Republican National Committee: $174,400.00
Mitt Romney (R): $125,700.00
Scott Brown (R): $111,150.00
 
 

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