The States Fueling The 2016 Campaign Cash Race
Research site InsideGov examined which states are the biggest contributors to the 2016 candidates.By Elizabeth Hagedorn | August 31, 2015
The 2016 election might be over 400 days away, but the campaigns for the White House are in full swing. Here's a look at which states are bankrolling those campaigns. (Video via Perry For President, Cruz For President, Office of Sen. Bernie Sanders, O'Malley For President)
Research site InsideGov figured out the individual campaign contributions by state, using data from the Federal Election Commission.
The findings? New York residents are the biggest contributors: on average, $1,674 per donor. Other big donor states include Connecticut ($1,550), Maryland ($1,404) and Texas ($1,380). North Dakota residents contribute the least — just $392 per donor.