Round Here, Pardner, It’s Hillary Country

The presidential race may be decided by the time Maryland and Virginia hold their primaries on February 12, but it’s clear by one measure that Hillary Rodham Clinton is the big winner in these parts.

By: Garrett M. Graff

Here’s how much each of the top presidential candidates raised in Maryland, Virginia, and DC through the end of the third quarter of 2007, according to USA Today (each $ = $100,000):

Maryland

Clinton: $2,916,869 $$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$

Obama: $2,307,129 $$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$

Giuliani: $655,060 $$$$$$$

Romney: $602,023 $$$$$$

McCain: $455,745 $$$$$

Edwards: $308,110 $$$

Thompson: $159,050 $$

Virginia

Clinton: $2,312,392 $$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$

Obama: $1,857,852 $$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$

McCain: $1,425,963 $$$$$$$$$$$$$$$

Romney: $994,353 $$$$$$$$$$

Giuliani: $959,996 $$$$$$$$$$

Thompson: $479,856 $$$$$

Edwards: $444,246 $$$$$

DC

Clinton: $3,617,172 $$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$

Obama: $2,665,666 $$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$

McCain: $514,185 $$$$$

Romney: $391,542 $$$$

Dodd: $360,950 $$$$

Giuliani: $357,804 $$$$

Thompson: $127,449 $$

This article can be found in the January 2008 issue of The Washingtonian.