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Obama ahead in local fundraising in April

Original post made on May 31, 2012

Donors in April contributed $96,424 to presidential campaigns from ZIP codes in the Almanac's circulation area, according to the Center for Responsive Politics, which tracks money in politics.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Thursday, May 31, 2012, 9:15 AM

Comments (7)

Posted by gunste, a resident of Portola Valley: Ladera
on May 31, 2012 at 2:47 pm

The fundraising sport is now generally conceded to be the determinant of our elections, considering the amount of space the media devote to it. Since this suggests that elections are determined by the frequent half-truths and misleading hints about opponents, we could save a lot of money and cancel the voting. Just tote up the dollar total and the winner is: democracy is dead, because the electorate lacks adequate intelligence.

Posted by D Adams, a resident of Atherton: West Atherton
on May 31, 2012 at 3:27 pm

Golly, great idea.


Or we could publicly finance elections. Have politicians owe their 'favors' to the people who voted, not to those with the deepest pockets, whether they be corporate or union.

Posted by McLaughlin, a resident of Menlo Park: Sharon Heights
on Jun 1, 2012 at 10:30 am

[Post removed. Content was lifted from another web site.]

Posted by copyright infringement, a resident of Atherton: Lindenwood
on Jun 1, 2012 at 10:41 am

Snore... just a cut and paste from Rev Syung Moon's mouthpiece, the Washington Times.

Unatttributed copyright infringement of Seth McLaughlin's material.


Posted by copyright infringement, a resident of Atherton: Lindenwood
on Jun 1, 2012 at 11:05 am

Are the editors leaving it up?

Shall we point out the inaccuracies by Rev Moon's blogger? or is it coming down anyway?

Posted by Joshua, a resident of Menlo Park: Sharon Heights
on Jun 1, 2012 at 1:13 pm

[Post removed. Content lifted from another web site.]

Posted by mo fringies, a resident of Atherton: Lloyden Park
on Jun 1, 2012 at 1:24 pm

Dude does like to steal content, doen't he?

This time from a Murdoch paper, not Rev Moon

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