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Obama Outraises Romney by 5:1 in the South End

Obama out-raises Romney across the city, but loses some neighborhoods.

Former governor Mitt Romney still has some neighborhood strongholds in Boston. The South End is decidedly not one of them.

South Enders donated over $126,000 to President Barack Obama through March, lapping Romney's $25,000-plus five times over.

Donations are tracked by zip code. Only 02116 (Back Bay), 02108 (parts of Beacon Hll and downtown) and 02130 (Jamaica Plain) raised more for Obama in the month.

The president's South End totals should continue to rise in June. On Monday, Obama was in the neighborhood for a Bistro before attending a Symphony Hall event.

Overall, the president outraised his challenger by more than $500,000 in Boston through the month of March, according to Federal Elections Commission records, but his fundraising lagged behind Romney’s in a handful of neighborhoods.

The former governor built a lead in the North End Waterfront, raising about $8,000 more than Obama’s $32,000. Nearby, Romney shellacked (to use the president’s term) Obama in the North End itself. Romney’s nearly $20,000 more than tripled Obama’s $6,500.

In total, Romney outraised Obama in just six of 34 zip codes used by Boston donors.

In one neighborhood, though, neither candidate got to claim the title of top fundraiser. Ron Paul pulled $2,500 from the 02123 zip code applied to some Boston University properties along Commonwealth Avenue, while both Obama and Romney earned nothing from donors there.

Funds raised by zip code:

Zip

Ron Paul

Romney

Obama

02108

$3,500.00

$93,020.00

$156,097.25

02109

$345.12

$40,130.36

$32,374.00

02110

$0.00

$56,800.00

$82,014.00

02111

$701.20

$38,500.00

$50,723.00

02112

$0.00

$0.00

$300.00

02113

$0.00

$19,975.55

$6,500.00

02114

$991.44

$43,111.12

$45,870.50

02115

$4,315.10

$33,960.00

$48,866.00

02116

$2,751.20

$273,342.12

$284,181.00

02117

$0.00

$0.00

$1,780.00

02118

$2,647.90

$25,151.15

$126,833.00

02119

$500.00

$300.00

$32,196.00

02120

$12.50

$0.00

$3,125.00

02121

$0.00

$0.00

$6,408.00

02122

$200.00

$6,100.00

$3,475.00

02124

$0.00

$350.00

$24,174.85

02123

$2,500.00

$0.00

$0.00

02125

$50.00

$2,750.00

$11,873.00

02126

$0.00

$0.00

$1,789.00

02127

$4,923.27

$13,577.00

$18,021.00

02128

$826.20

$850.00

$2,709.00

02129

$1,025.00

$19,500.00

$25,140.00

02130

$3,967.15

$6,275.00

$140,167.50

02131

$5,014.42

$1,203.00

$12,539.00

02132

$1,305.01

$12,730.00

$27,957.25

02134

$301.20

$2,500.00

$4,980.00

02135

$0.00

$5,000.00

$250.00

02136

$237.50

$150.00

$6,007.00

02163

$0.00

$0.00

$1,986.00

02196

$0.00

$760.00

$650.00

02199

$0.00

$42,993.00

$42,947.00

02205

$201.20

$0.00

$630.14

02210

$373.00

$10,610.00

$30,051.00

02215

$205.00

$2,750.00

$27,117.00

Total

$36,893.41

$752,388.30

$1,259,731.49

Funds raised in Boston per candidate:

Candidate

Amt Raised

Obama, Barack

$1,264,356.49

Romney, Mitt

$752,388.30

Paul, Ron

$36,893.41

Huntsman, Jon

$24,300.00

Cain, Herman

$16,107.76

Pawlenty, Timothy

$15,000.00

Gingrich, Newt

$10,800.00

Perry, Rick

$6,450.00

Santorum, Rick

$3,600.00

Johnson, Gary Earl

$2,500.00

Bachmann, Michelle

$1,406.00

Roemer, Charles E. 'Buddy' III

$1,335.00

Total amount donated to all candidates by zipcode:

Zip Amount 02108 $271,872.25 02109 $76,499.48 02110 $144,064.00 02111 $91,574.20 02112 $300.00 02113 $26,475.55 02114 $92,273.06 02115 $93,441.10 02116 $577,274.32 02117 $1,780.00 02118 $157,532.05 02119 $32,996.00 02120 $3,137.50 02121 $6,408.00 02122 $9,775.00 02123 $2,500.00 02124 $24,824.85 02125 $14,673.00 02126 $1,789.00 02127 $38,081.27 02128 $4,885.20 02129 $45,665.00 02130 $154,869.65 02131 $21,824.18 02132 $42,617.26 02134 $7,842.20 02135 $5,250.00 02136 $7,764.50 02163 $1,986.00 02196 $1,410.00 02199 $90,390.00 02205 $831.34 02210 $43,534.00 02215 $34,372.00 Grand Total $2,130,511.96

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