How Much Did Your Neighbors Give to Obama, Romney?

Search Patch's interactive database to see who in Fox Point and Bayside is making contributions to President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney.

While polls show President Barack Obama may have more support from Wisconsin voters than Republican candidate Mitt Romney, there are some indications that the race may be tightening.

A Marquette University poll released last week shows Obama leading Romney, 53 percent to 42 percent, which is down from the 14-point lead Obama held in the same poll in mid-September.

  • Related: See coverage of the first presidential debate between Obama and Romney.

Campaign contributions for Fox Point and Bayside combined are nearly identitcal for each candidate, with $22,009 donated to Obama and $22,120 donated to Romney. However, of the 20 individual donations made to Romney from Bayside residents, Dr. William W. Greaves made 16 of those, for a total of $10,645 coming from just one person. That leaves only $2,375 coming from other Bayside residents.

Here's a look at the breakdown showing the number of individual contributions to each candidate, as well as total number of contributions and dollar amounts.

Fox Point Bayside Combined Barack Obama 63 55 118 (Total $) $16,207 $5,802 $22,009 Mitt Romney 10 20 30 (Total $) $9,100 $13,020 $22,120

Attorney David Gruber of Fox Point, well-known for his "One call, that's all" commercials with Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers, made the largest total donation to the Obama campaign at $4,750, about 29 percent of the total $16,207 donation from Fox Point.

Use this interactive database to learn more about which presidential candidates are getting money from Wisconsin residents. This database includes more than 25,000 individual contributions Wisconsin residents made to the two candidates through August.

The data, which is from the Federal Elections Commission, does not include contributions to political action committees or other outside groups.


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