Doug Hoffman's Campaign Cash: 95% From Outside District

03/18/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011
  • Lazar Backovic The Washington Independent

It's no secret that national fundraising has buoyed the campaign of Conservative Party candidate for the NY-23 special election Doug Hoffman. But the full extent is remarkable. We crunched the FEC contribution numbers this afternoon to discover that 95 percent of Hoffman's donations came from individuals and PACs based outside of the district. (Hoffman himself doesn't even live in NY-23.) Only $12,360 of the $265,341 he's raised came from potential constituents...

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