Columbia Grad School of Journalism Covers 2008 Service Nation Summit

Photo Credit - Joseph C. Lin Photo Credit - Alexandra Cheney

Welcome to Columbia Graduate School of Journalism's coverage of the 9/11/08 Obama-McCain Presidential Candidate's Forum on the Columbia University Campus.

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Tuesday, September 9, 2008

2008 Campaign Finance in 10027

Here is the breakdown of the contributions from Columbia University's zip code, 10027, in the current election cycle. 10027 has contributed about 9 times as much as the average zip code, and 2008 contributions total $369,182, according to OpenSecrets. The average 10027 household income is $41,307.

Here is a list of the donation totals for this election cycle, by recipient and amount.

Obama, Barack (D): $160,840
Clinton, Hillary (D): $68,329
EMILY's List: $14,450
DNC Services Corp: $11,100
Republican Nat'l Cmte: $10,250
Giuliani, Rudolph W (R): $9,700
National Leadership PAC: $6,750
Generation Blue: $6,480
Richardson, Bill (D): $5,800
Edwards, John (D): $5,250

*The data and images above are courtesy of the Center for Responsive Politics.

1 comment:

Sarah said...

Good story. Can you break it down further? Perhaps by race/financial demographic? Might be interesting.
great work!