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Update: Obama-Romney have raised majority of Va. funds in NoVa

Date: 07/02/2012

Presidential candidates Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama each have raised nearly $2 million total from Virginia individuals this year. More than half of each candidate's funds have been raised in Northern Virginia. 

Funds raised by region

Region Obama Romney
Capital Region $164,665
$106,624
Coalfields/Southwest
$7,200
$37,750
I-95 Corridor
$20,850
$16,554
Inside the Beltway
$736,318
$820,158
Northern Virginia
$604,321
$743,778
Peninsula
$30,176
$38,082
Piedmont
$145,521
$39,150
Roanoke/New River
$39,385
$47,200
Shenandoah Valley
$22,994
$32,525
South Hampton Roads
$54,070
$57,315
Southside
$2,300
$7,525

Romney holds an overall lead in Virginia among donors who have given at least $200. Romney has raised $1.9 million -- 78 percent from Northern Virginia. Obama has raised $1.8 million -- 70 percent from Northern Virginia.

The figures do not include totals from small donors.

In May, Romney out-raised Obama $547,759 to $391,745, according to a list of itemized presidential donors from Virginia provided by the Virginia Public Access Project and the nonprofit Center for Responsive Politics. However, Obama received more donations: 855 donations of $200 or more compared to 515 for Romney.

VPAP has created a ZIP Code map that provides a side-by-side comparison of money raised by Obama and Romney:

VIEW MAP

Coverage

In May, $200-plus Va. donors gave more to Romney than Obama

Julian Walker

In May Romney outraised Obama in Va. donations of $200 or more

WESLEY P. HESTER