Republican organizations have received more money from Ardmore residents this election cycle than Democratic organizations and candidates, according to data from the Center for Responsive Politics.
Of the $374,743 contributed to candidates and Political Action Committees this election cycle by 19003 residents, $246,363 was donated to the top 10 recipients, and of that number, 71 percent was contributed to Republican candidates and Political Action Committees.
The National Republican Congressional Committee is the top recipient in Ardmore, with $51,000 contributed by donors in zip code 19003, according to the Center for Responsive Politics. The Republican National Committee has received $49,750.
In terms of presidential campaigns, however, in 19003, President Obama's campaign has earned $32,301 and Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney's campaign has earned $30,500.
Obama ($3,269,793) has a lead in donations over Romney ($2,844,980) in the Greater Philadelphia/New Jersey area.
Residents of 19003 have contributed $374,743 to candidates and Political Action Committees in 2012, about eight 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 19003 are:ContributerRecipientOccupationAmountDate WILLNER, MORRIS S MR Republican National Cmte WILLNER REALTY & DEVELOPMENT $30,800 06/01/12 CARAMANICO, THOMAS A MR National Republican Congressional Cmte MCCORMICK TAYLOR & ASSOC. $20,000 06/30/11 HILFERTY, DANIEL J MR National Republican Senatorial Cmte KEYSTONE MERCY HEALTH/PRESIDENT $14,000 02/08/12 CARAMANICO, THOMAS A MR Republican National Cmte ENGINEER $10,000 12/15/11 CARAMANICO, THOMAS A MR National Republican Congressional Cmte MCCORMICK TAYLOR & ASSOC. $10,000 05/31/12 HAYNES, ELIZABETH DNC Services Corp HAYNES & COMPANY CONSULTING $5,100 07/20/11 ESTEY, AMY FINLEY DNC Services Corp
$5,000 06/30/11 KENT, LAWRENCE J DNC Services Corp SELF $5,000 06/30/11 KENT, LAWRENCE J Democratic Party of Pennsylvania PARTNER $5,000 06/15/12 HILFERTY, DANIEL J Democratic Party of Pennsylvania INDEPENDENCE BLUE CROSS $5,000 03/05/12
The top recipients from 19003 (Ardmore) are:RecipientAmount National Republican Congressional Cmte $51,000 Republican National Cmte $49,750 Obama, Barack (D) $32,301 Romney, Mitt (R) $30,500 National Republican Senatorial Cmte $20,000 DNC Services Corp $16,412 Fitzpatrick, Michael G (R) $13,000 Democratic Party of Pennsylvania $11,500 Meehan, Patrick (R) $11,400 Casey, Bob (D) $10,500
Patch Editor Danielle Vickery contributed to this report.