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Election 2012: How Much Have Your Somerville Neighbors Given to Obama and Romney?

Search our interactive campaign contribution database and find out who from Somerville has donated to the presidential campaigns. Also, guess how many people in Somerville donated to Romney.

Somerville residents, it may not come as a surprise, have donated more money to Barack Obama than to Mitt Romeny.

Considering Romney is a former governor of Massachusetts, what may be a surprise is just how few people from Somerville have donated to his campaign.

The answer: Eight—for a total of $2,786.

Meanwhile, scores of Somervillians have donated to Obama for a total of $190,498.

These totals are based on information from the Fedeal Election Commission's website and account for donations made between spring of 2011 and the end of August, 2012.

To see who's been donating what in Somerville, you can use the interactive campaign database above.

Warren Dew October 09, 2012 at 03:12 AM
Hey, I'm Romney's biggest donor here! Maybe I should get together with the other 7 for dinner some time. It will be nice if Romney gets elected. An economic recovery will allow local and state tax revenues to recover. If we get a Republican governor to spend it responsibly, things could get much better in Massachusetts!
obama October 09, 2012 at 09:11 AM
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