Top Donors to 7th District Congressional Campaigns
Congressman Pat Meehan leads in fundraising for his re-election bid.
Seventh District Republican Congressman Pat Meehan, who represents Marple and Newtown townships, has raised about five times as much money in his re-election bid than his democratic challenger George Badey.
According to the Center for Responsive Politics, a campaign finance organization, Meehan has raised $2,359,293 as of September 30.
Badey has raised $493,001 in the same time period.
Forty-nine percent of the funds raised by Meehan come from PACs; 48 percent from “large contributions.”
Forty-six percent of the funds raised by Badey come from “large contributions”; 26 percent from “candidate self-financing.”
The top ten contributors to Meehan's campaign came from:
|National Air Traffic Controllers Assn||$15,000|
|Pepper Hamilton LLP||$14,750|
|Conrad O'Brien PC||$13,780|
|Obermayer, Rebmann et al||$11,500|
|National Realty Corp||$11,300|
|Alston & Bird||$11,000|
The top ten contributors to Badey's campaign came from:
|Sheet Metal Workers Union||$7,500|
|American Assn for Justice||$5,000|
|Badey Sloan Digenova PC||$5,000|
|Communications Workers of America||$5,000|
|Gene Therapy Systems||$5,000|
|Machinists/Aerospace Workers Union||$5,000|
|Martin, Banks et al||$4,000|
CRP notes that the organizations themselves did not donate, rather the money came from the organizations' PACs, their individual members or employees or owners, and those individuals' immediate families.