Presidential campaign contributions, Virginia edition

The Federal Election Commission has been working to make the data from their campaign finance disclosures more accessible. For fun, I downloaded the file containing individual contributions to the presidential campaigns from Virginia and put together a quick table.

Presidential Campaign Contributions from Virginia, January 2011 through January 2012

Candidate Number Total Average
Obama, Barack 10,500 $2,569,326 $245
Romney, Mitt 2,422 $2,319,343 $958
Paul, Ron 2,756 $472,389 $171
Gingrich, Newt 846 $378,169 $447
Perry, Rick 218 $241,671 $1,109
Cain, Herman 597 $192,894 $323
Santorum, Rick 470 $178,132 $379
Pawlenty, Timothy 172 $140,149 $815
Huntsman, Jon 185 $115,864 $626
Bachmann, Michelle 383 $73,384 $192
Roemer, Charles E. ‘Buddy’ III 169 $10,203 $60
Johnson, Gary Earl 19 $9,276 $488
McCotter, Thaddeus G 1 $250 $250
Downloaded from http://www.fec.gov/disclosurep/Pnational.do

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