Savannah Now - Follow the money in House race
If you really want to see what constituency any politician caters to, start by looking at their campaign contributions. The most recent update shows that Lisa Ring has brought in $103,756. Of this, 51.7 percent came from small donors (under $200), 47.3 percent from large donors (over $200), and less than 1 percent from political action committees. Rep. Buddy Carter is almost exactly the opposite, bringing in around $1.4 million, only 2.4 percent from small donors, 38.8 percent in large gifts, and 58.8 percent from PACs. Carter’s numbers are typical of Republican candidates — heavy on the big donations from big donors and light on small donations
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Originally posted on September 17th.