Obama donations outpace Romney's in Maine

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — President Barack Obama's re-election campaign is far outpacing Republican challenger Mitt Romney's in fundraising in Maine.

The Portland Press Herald (http://bit.ly/RN5czW ) says Obama raised nearly $5 in Maine for every dollar Romney collected within the state last month. The gap is far wider gap than what occurred nationally.

The newspaper's analysis of Federal Elections Commission finance reports shows Maine residents donated roughly $277,600 to Obama's campaign in August, compared to $57,300 to Romney's campaign.

Nationally, the president raised $84.7 million in August and still had $88.8 million left to spend. Romney received $66.6 million in donations, not including a $20 million loan, and had roughly $50.4 million remaining as of the end of August.,

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Information from: Portland Press Herald, http://www.pressherald.com

Copyright 2012 The Associated Press.

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FRANK EARLEY's picture

I would rather live......

I would rather live in the United States of Obama, than the United States of Romney any day. I've already lost most of what I once had, I don't need Romney taking the rest. What possible advantage could a Romney administration have? Romney is a lot like Lepage, they both care only about money, the difference being, Romney only cares about his own money......

David Marsters's picture

Donation's

Only in Maine would people donate to a scumbag Obama. Watch out Maine if Obama is re-elected. Everyone should be armed with heavy assault weapons as he will become dictator of the once United States of America. It will become United State of Obama!!!!!!!!!!!!!

David Marsters's picture

Donation's

Only in Maine would people donate to a scumbag Obama. Watch out Maine if Obama is re-elected. Everyone should be armed with heavy assault weapons as he will become dictator of the once United States of America. It will become United State of Obama!!!!!!!!!!!!!

David Marsters's picture

Donation's

Only in Maine would people donate to a scumbag Obama. Watch out Maine if Obama is re-elected. Everyone should be armed with heavy assault weapons as he will become dictator of the once United States of America. It will become United State of Obama!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Steve  Dosh's picture

Quantcast Obama donations outpace Romney's in Maine

all, 12.09.22 19:30
Good ? As Maine goes , so goes the nation
C'mon cheepskates . Put your money where your mouths are
http://www.twincitytimes.com
^^ not an endorsement ^^
/s, Steve , HI

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