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Connecticut Voters Give Big in Presidential Race

On average, the state donates more per person than anywhere else.

Connecticut Voters Give Big in Presidential Race

The presidential candidates might be focusing their dollars on the swing states, but the feeling isn’t exactly mutual. According to bipartisan campaign donation site Rally.org, it’s the less competitive states that have the biggest donors.

Connecticut tops all the states, with an average donation of $255, according to the Washington Post.  Washington D.C., Massachusetts, New York and Wyoming are the other biggest donors. Maine residents donated the smallest amount, with an average of $73.

If the richer states are donating what they can afford, that’s especially true in Connecticut. When President Barack Obama came to Fairfield County for a fundraiser .

A showed Obama with a seven-point lead over Mitt Romney.   

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