Contributions are a key indicator of support for political candidates. The following list of donors represents local people who made donations in January 2012 to the presidential campaign of Barack Obama.
Donations are limited by the Federal Election Committee to $2,500 per general election cycle and $2,500 in the primary cycle, for a total of $5,000. Campaigns have to return any contributions over the limit, but some refunds may not yet be reflected in these numbers.
Adena P. Staben, Waukegan, Retired: $200 ($300 total)
Margaret Davis, Waukegan, Educator: $50 ($500 total)
Joan Alders, Waukegan, Retired: $50 ($477 total)
Julia Fears, Waukegan, Secretary at Dept Of Va: $35 ($235 total)
Phillip Magee, Waukegan, Retired: $25 ($240 total)