Shaker Heights residents made nearly 1,000 presidential campaign contributions by late summer.
The most recent data provided by the Federal Election Commission shows 275 more donations than the previous update, with the majority going to President Barack Obama's campaign. Of the 933 Shaker Heights contributions listed by the FEC, only 53 were made to the campaign of Mitt Romney.
The largest donations in Shaker went to Romney. Residents like attorney Mary Lynn Durham, self-employed businessman William Roj and Truck Fax Inc. President Brian Luntz all made two contributions totaling at least $5,000.
The biggest Obama supporters in Shaker include homemaker Seth Orbach, Dr. Hadley Morgenstern-Clarren of University Hospitals and Tremco President Sue Ellen Korach. Each donated at least $2,500.
Patch has created an interactive database so you can see how much your neighbors are donating to the presidential campaign—and to which candidate they’re writing their checks. We’ve included communities across Ohio, so if you want to see what the campaign contributions in Beachwood or Cleveland Heights look like, go right ahead.
The information in the database was downloaded from the Federal Election Commission’s website. The data is based on quarterly reports and shows contributions made from April 1, 2011 through August 31, 2012.