Ron Paul and Mitt Romney Campaign Contributions Comparison

Ron Paul
Mitt Romney

 

RAISED $12,623,422 $32,212,389
SPENT $8,948,654 $17,559,845
DEBTS $0 $0
CASH
(ON HAND)
$3,674,768 $14,656,966

Source of Funds

Ron Paul
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Small Indiv Contrib.
Large Indiv. Contrib.
$6,075,354
$6,114,372
Individual contributions $12,122,816
legend PAC contributions $0
legend Candidate self-financing $0
legend Federal Funds $0
legend Other $500,605
Mitt Romney
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Small Indiv. Contrib.
Large Indiv. Contrib.
$3,091,873
$29,210,817
Individual contributions $32,035,088
legend PAC contributions $177,301
legend Candidate self-financing $0
legend Federal Funds $0
legend Other $0

Top Contributors

Ron Paul

1 US Army $24,503
2 US Air Force $23,335
3 US Navy $17,432
4 Mason Capital Management $14,000
5 Microsoft Corp $13,398

Mitt Romney

1 Goldman Sachs $367,200
2 Credit Suisse Group $203,750
3 Morgan Stanley $199,800
4 HIG Capital $186,500
5 Barclays $157,750
NOTE: The organizations themselves did not donate, rather the money came from the organizations’ PACs, their individual members or employees or owners, and those individuals’ immediate families. Organization totals include subsidiaries and affiliates.

Top States

Ron Paul

Texas $654,989
California $643,209
Florida $366,013
New York $247,435
Pennsylvania $155,793

Mitt Romney

California $3,917,428
New York $3,580,812
Florida $2,434,111
Texas $2,109,908
Massachusetts $2,091,419

Sector Totals

Ron Paul

Agribusiness $64,133
Communications/ Electronics $262,387
Construction $101,377
Defense $49,833
Energy & Natural Resources $88,947
Finance, Insurance & Real Estate $311,769
Health $289,169
Lawyers & Lobbyists $64,002
Transportation $79,363
Misc Business $890,104
Labor $402
Ideological/ Single-Issue $504,701
Other $960,756

Mitt Romney

Agribusiness $317,325
Communications/ Electronics $732,700
Construction $716,982
Defense $56,050
Energy & Natural Resources $586,070
Finance, Insurance & Real Estate $7,801,006
Health $949,875
Lawyers & Lobbyists $1,819,195
Transportation $485,626
Misc Business $3,507,469
Labor $0
Ideological/ Single-Issue $50,870
Other $3,872,508

Top Industries

Ron Paul

Misc Business $672,522
Retired $665,966
Candidate Committees $500,000
Health Professionals $183,206
Computers/Internet $166,764

Mitt Romney (R)

Securities & Investment $3,807,267
Retired $3,356,252
Real Estate $1,700,330
Lawyers/Law Firms $1,612,645
Misc Business $1,393,895

Why (and How) We Use Donors’ Employer/Occupation Information

METHODOLOGY

NOTE: All the numbers on this page are for the 2012 election cycle and based on Federal Election Commission data released electronically on Monday, January 02, 2012.

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