Political contributions to Democratic candidates and organizations lead in Merion Station in this election cycle, according to data from the Center for Responsive Politics.
Of the $293,680 contributed to candidates and Political Action Committees this election cycle by 19066 residents, $202,732 was donated to the top 10 recipients, and of that number, 84 percent was contributed to Democratic candidates and Political Action Committees.
President Barack Obama is the top recipient in Merion Station, with $51,409 contributed by donors in zip code 19066, according to the Center for Responsive Politics. Following closely behind is the Democratic National Committee, to which Merion residents have donated $46,237. In comparison, Merion residents have contributed $11,306 to Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney.
Obama ($3,269,793) has a lead in donations over Romney ($2,844,980) in the Greater Philadelphia/New Jersey area.
Residents of 19066 have contributed $293,680 to candidates and Political Action Committees in 2012, about six times the contribution from the average zip code, 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 19066 are:
|ADELSON, ROBERT S||DNC Services Corp||OSAGE PARTNERS||$15,000||06/23/11|
|ADELSON, ROBERT S||DNC Services Corp||OSAGE PARTNERS||$10,000||09/20/11|
|ADELSON, MARTA R||DNC Services Corp||OSAGE INVESTMENTS||$5,000||09/20/11|
|SILVERSTEIN, AUDREY MS||National Republican Senatorial Cmte||SELF-EMPLOYED||$5,000||03/07/12|
|SILVERSTEIN, MARTIN HON||National Republican Senatorial Cmte||$5,000||01/21/11|
|TIGHE, JOHN T III||Keystone America PAC||TMG HEALTHCARE, INC.||$5,000||12/28/11|
|RUDY, LEE||DNC Services Corp||SCHIFFRIN & BARROWAY, LLP||$3,850||03/31/12|
|CAMIEL, EDWIN||Republican Federal Cmte of Pennsylvania||SELF EMPLOYED||$3,000||05/23/12|
|KINZIG, JAMES A MR||Romney, Mitt (R)||AEGIS PROPERTY GROUP||$2,500||04/26/12|
|Oxman, Neil||Obama, Barack (D)||the campaign group INC||$2,500||06/13/12|
The top recipients from 19066 (Merion) are:
|Obama, Barack (D)||$51,409|
|DNC Services Corp||$46,237|
|Casey, Bob (D)||$29,950|
|Schwartz, Allyson (D)||$17,018|
|Romney, Mitt (R)||$11,306|
|Warren, Elizabeth (D)||$11,200|
|National Republican Senatorial Cmte||$10,000|
|Meehan, Patrick (R)||$9,150|
|American Assn for Justice||$8,572|
|Trivedi, Manan (D)||$7,890|
While a significant majority of dollars contributed to political campaigns by Merion residents have gone to Democrats this election cycle, it's a different story in Ardmore, where the National Republican Congressional Committee is the top recipient.