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How Much Did Your Neighbors Give to Obama, Romney?

Search Patch's interactive database to see who in Port Washington, Saukville is making contributions to President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney.

While polls show President Barack Obama may have more support from Wisconsin voters than Republican candidate Mitt Romney, there are some indications that the race may be tightening.

A Marquette University poll released last week shows Obama leading Romney, 53 percent to 42 percent, which is down from the 14-point lead Obama held in the same poll in mid-September.

  • Related: See coverage of the first presidential debate between Obama and Romney.

Despite Obama leading in the polls, Romney is ahead in campaign dollars from both Port Washington and Saukville. The former governor has garnered $11,715 in contributions from Port residents, and $3,000 from Saukville residents, through Aug. 31; Obama received $2,215 from Port residents and $460 from Saukville.

A total of 16 Port Washington and Saukville residents donated to the campaigns, with eight donating to Obama and the other eight to Romney.

The highest individual single donation to Romney was $5,000 from Virgil Kreder, a consultant with Red Arrow; the highest amount given to Obama was $1,000 from Marvin Wooten, an Aurora Health Care doctor.

Use this interactive database to learn more about which presidential candidates are getting money from Wisconsin residents. This database includes more than 25,000 individual contributions Wisconsin residents made to the two candidates through August.

The data, which is from the Federal Elections Commission, does not include contributions to political action committees or other outside groups.

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