05/09/2012 04:04 pm ET Updated Jul 09, 2012

L.A.'s 2012 Campaign Money: Where It's From, Where It Goes, Why It Matters

Midway through the 2012 presidential campaign year, Los Angeles boasts some of the largest donations, representing five of the top 50 campaign-contributing zip codes in the nation.

From Beverly Hills (90210) to Century City (90067) to Universal City (91608) both Republican and Democratic parties and their Super PACs have been raking in millions; not to mention President Obama's fundraisers in Brentwood and Beverly Hills at $35,800 a head.