CD1 candidates raising big money from outside contributors


Posted on July 19th, by Evan in Mapping, Politics. Comments Off on CD1 candidates raising big money from outside contributors

Former U.S. Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick and former Arizona state Sen. Jonathan Paton have raised the bulk of the money for their campaigns from outside the sprawling, new 1st Congressional District.

The race to fill the open congressional seat in Arizona’s sprawling 1st Congressional District has become an expensive one, with nearly all of the money coming from elsewhere.

Democratic former Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick has raised more than $1.3 million since launching her campaign to regain the seat she lost in 2010.

And Republican Jonathan Paton has collected $543,000.

But a closer inspection of their campaign finance reports reveals that only a small slice of their swollen war chests has come from within the district those candidates hope to represent.

Of the campaigns’ itemized contributions, which track those greater than $200, only 1 percent of Paton’s contributions — and only 10 percent of Kirkpatrick’s — comes from inside the expansive rural district.

The low median income in CD1, particularly among the Native American communities that comprise a quarter of the district’s population — and the fact that successful congressional campaigns typically require hundreds of thousands of dollars — were cited by the campaigns as at least partially explaining the high out-of-district contributions…

Read the full article at AzCapitolTimes.com

Paton Contributions Top 10
By State By City
Arizona $445,490 Tucson $231,420
Texas $12,500 Phoenix $68,670
California $9,000 Scottsdale $41,750
Pennsylvania $5,000 Paradise Valley $36,000
Virginia $5,000 Mesa $13,500
West Virginia $5,000 Peoria $10,500
District of Columbia $3,000 Spring, TX $10,000
Louisiana $3,000 Princeton, NJ $7,000
New Jersey $2,000 Tempe $6,025
Washington $2,000 Chandler $6,000

 

Kirkpatrick Contributions Top 10
By State By City
Arizona $515,581 Washington $222,056
District of Columbia $222,156 Phoenix $147,135
California $65,875 Tucson $57,425
Maryland $24,700 Flagstaff $55,666
Virginia $21,104 Paradise Valley $44,850
New York $20,300 Prescott $42,887
Florida $10,845 Scottsdale $40,550
Texas $10,050 Sedona $26,605
Michigan $9,490 Tempe $22,450
Pennsylvania $8,175 New York $11,200

 

 

CD1 campaign contributions mapped

Click on the map to see how much money has been contributed to Kirkpatrick from each zip code:

Click on the map to see how much money has been contributed to Paton from each zip code:

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