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Barack Obama - Fundraising Statistics for 2008 Presidential Race

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Barack Obama - Fundraising Statistics for 2008 Presidential Race

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The following fundraising statistics and contributor data for the Obama for America campaign were taken from the most recent Federal Election Commission quarterly report, which is as of June 30, 2008.

Cash on hand, at June 30, 2008 - $71,670,324

Unpaid campaign debts, at June 30, 2008 - $890,921

Contributions, net total to June 30, 2008 - $337,990,555

  • Contributions for Jan 2008 - $32 million
  • Contributions for Feb 2008 - $55 million
  • Contributons for Mar 2008 - $41 million
  • Contributions for Apr 2008 - $31 million
  • Contributions for May 2008 - $22 million
  • Contributions for June 2008 - $50 million

Celebrity-Activist Contributors

  • Jennifer Anniston - $2,300
  • Adam Arkin - $250
  • Valerie Bertinelli - $2,300
  • George Clooney - $2,300
  • Jodie Foster - $1,000
  • Bill Gates - $2,300
  • Morgan Freeman- $2,300
  • Michael Jordan - $2,100
  • Paul Newman - $4,600
  • Rosie O'Donnell - $2,300
  • Tom Skerritt - $1,000
  • Jada Pinkett Smith - $4,600
  • Will Smith - $4,600
  • Garry Trudeau - $2,300
  • Isaiah Washington - $2,300
  • Jann Wenner - $1,000
  • Joanne Woodward - $4,600

Top Employers of Contributors

  • Lehman Brothers, investment banker
  • Citadel Investment Group, hedge fund investments
  • Goldman Sachs, investment banker
  • J.P. Morgan Chase, investment banker
  • Citigroup, financial services
  • Morgan Stanley, investment banker
  • Proskauer Rose, law firm
  • Jones Day, law firm
  • University of Chicago
  • University of California
  • Google, internet services
  • SONY Pictures, media and entertainment
  • 20th Century Fox, media and entertainment

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