GOP sees mass exodus in U.S. Military donations since announcing Mitt Romney as presumptive nominee

Campaign contribution figures show U.S. Military donations in March favored Obama over presumptive nominee Romney.

The Army Times reported in February that anti-war GOP presidential candidate Ron Paul (R-TX) was at that time, “by far,” getting the most in campaign contributions from members of the United States military. According to a review of Federal Election Commission data, Paul received nearly $250,000 in donations from servicemembers, President Obama, $130,000 and GOP presidential frontrunner Mitt Romney just $23,000.

But now that Paul’s campaign is all but over and presumably, Romney will be the Republican nominee, the military’s donation trend is beginning to shift: away from Paul and toward Obama

Military Shift Campaign Donations From Ron Paul To Obama In March | ThinkProgress

via Military Shift Campaign Donations From Ron Paul To Obama In March | ThinkProgress.

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