Many presidential candidates receive the bulk of their funds from the same industries and Washington-based interest groups that dominate giving to all federal politicians and parties. Beyond this, some candidates receive sizable amounts from industries that make up the economic base of their home state. From this table, you can get a flavor of which are the top industries giving to this politician.
|6||Securities & Investment||$8,750|
|10||Misc Manufacturing & Distributing||$6,000|
|11||Building Materials & Equipment||$5,000|
|14||Civil Servants/Public Officials||$4,750|
|17||Printing & Publishing||$3,500|
This chart classifies the candidate's contributions into one of 13 main sectors 10 within the business community, one for labor, one for ideological/single-issue groups, and one for "other."
|Energy & Natural Resources||$5,250|
|Finance, Insurance & Real Estate||$37,800|
|Lawyers & Lobbyists||$19,500|
NOTE: All the numbers on this page are for the 2012 election cycle and based on Federal Election Commission data released electronically on Monday, March 25, 2013.
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