SNAPSHOT: DONATIONS TO SEN. BROWN IN 2011

By Matt Carroll, Boston Globe | March 22, 2012
The well-heeled communities of Dover, Weston, Sherborn and Wellesley gave the most to Republican Senator Scott Brown in 2011, per resident. The donations are figured on the amount given per 1,000 residents. However, the information obtained from the Federal Election Commission is incomplete because it lists only donors who gave more than $200. Communities not listed had no donations listed.
CommunityDonations per 1,000 residents, 2011RankTotal donationss
ABINGTON$284 130$4,535
ACTON$144 181$3,150
ACUSHNET$340 114$3,500
ADAMS$177 164$1,500
AGAWAM$85 214$2,420
AMESBURY$164 172$2,665
AMHERST$90 209$3,400
ANDOVER$2,094 22$69,535
ARLINGTON$150 178$6,427
ASHBURNHAM$49 238$300
ASHLAND$315 120$5,225
ATTLEBORO$114 190$4,980
AUBURN$6 273$100
AVON$92 207$400
AYER$36 248$269
BARNSTABLE$926 53$41,870
BEDFORD$773 65$10,300
BELCHERTOWN$128 186$1,870
BELLINGHAM$73 226$1,200
BELMONT$1,480 32$36,610
BERKLEY$94 205$600
BERLIN$87 212$250
BEVERLY$380 107$15,000
BILLERICA$90 208$3,637
BLACKSTONE$28 258$250
BOLTON$317 119$1,550
BOSTON$701 73$433,014
BOURNE$81 221$1,600
BOXBOROUGH$323 116$1,614
BOXFORD$1,758 26$14,000
BOYLSTON$918 57$4,000
BRAINTREE$365 109$13,050
BREWSTER$375 108$3,683
BRIDGEWATER$168 168$4,450
BROCKTON$38 244$3,545
BROOKLINE$1,003 48$58,902
BURLINGTON$185 161$4,525
CAMBRIDGE$401 102$42,170
CANTON$979 49$21,100
CARLISLE$1,325 35$6,427
CARVER$104 197$1,200
CHARLEMONT$95 202$120
CHARLTON$85 216$1,100
CHATHAM$710 72$4,350
CHELMSFORD$230 147$7,772
CHELSEA$84 219$2,970
CHESTNUT HILL$52,300
CHICOPEE$44 240$2,450
CLARKSBURG$147 179$250
CLINTON$18 263$250
COHASSET$3,878 7$29,249
CONCORD$4,161 6$73,509
CONWAY$264 137$500
DALTON$37 246$250
DANVERS$266 135$7,050
DARTMOUTH$814 61$27,686
DEDHAM$1,121 43$27,720
DEERFIELD$1,024 47$5,250
DENNIS$933 52$13,250
DIGHTON$21 262$150
DOUGLAS$165 171$1,400
DOVER$14,400 1$80,480
DRACUT$136 184$4,010
DUDLEY$176 165$2,000
DUNSTABLE$661 74$2,100
DUXBURY$2,685 15$40,437
EAST BRIDGEWATER$127 189$1,750
EAST BROOKFIELD$550 82$1,200
EASTHAM$222 148$1,100
EASTHAMPTON$93 206$1,500
EAST LONGMEADOW$247 142$3,890
EASTON$1,393 34$32,195
EDGARTOWN$861 58$3,500
ESSEX$2,654 16$9,300
EVERETT$13 267$550
FAIRHAVEN$586 80$9,300
FALL RIVER$109 194$9,688
FALMOUTH$350 112$11,040
FITCHBURG$37 245$1,500
FOXBOROUGH$608 78$10,256
FRAMINGHAM$202 156$13,799
FRANKLIN$723 71$22,876
FREETOWN$203 155$1,800
GARDNER$85 215$1,718
GEORGETOWN$434 98$3,550
GLOUCESTER$1,052 46$30,279
GRAFTON$106 195$1,875
GRANBY$243 145$1,518
GRANVILLE$319 118$500
GREAT BARRINGTON$28 255$200
GREENFIELD$57 235$1,000
GROTON$469 90$4,990
GROVELAND$46 239$300
HADLEY$33 249$175
HALIFAX$27 259$200
HAMILTON$2,247 20$17,445
HANCOCK$418 100$300
HANOVER$456 92$6,325
HANSON$167 170$1,708
HARVARD$924 55$6,025
HARWICH$237 146$2,900
HAVERHILL$60 233$3,675
HINGHAM$2,537 17$56,205
HOLBROOK$190 160$2,050
HOLDEN$534 83$9,270
HOLLISTON$412 101$5,585
HOLYOKE$31 252$1,250
HOPEDALE$300 122$1,775
HOPKINTON$2,831 13$42,250
HUBBARDSTON$68 230$300
HUDSON$601 79$11,450
HULL$386 105$3,975
IPSWICH$264 136$3,476
KINGSTON$111 191$1,400
LAKEVILLE$528 85$5,600
LANCASTER$50 237$400
LAWRENCE$9 271$700
LEE$67 231$401
LEICESTER$14 266$150
LENOX$438 97$2,200
LEOMINSTER$386 106$15,715
LEXINGTON$1,225 39$38,461
LINCOLN$2,274 19$14,470
LITTLETON$170 167$1,519
LONGMEADOW$974 50$15,380
LOWELL$105 196$11,230
LUDLOW$152 177$3,210
LUNENBURG$99 200$1,000
LYNN$72 229$6,500
LYNNFIELD$1,128 42$13,077
MALDEN$33 251$1,940
MANCHESTER-BY-THE-SEA$3,108 10$15,965
MANSFIELD$465 91$10,780
MARBLEHEAD$1,967 24$38,970
MARION$5,171 5$25,375
MARLBOROUGH$81 222$3,100
MARSHFIELD$617 77$15,500
MASHPEE$454 93$6,352
MATTAPOISETT$926 54$5,600
MAYNARD$89 210$900
MEDFIELD$952 51$11,445
MEDFORD$167 169$9,400
MEDWAY$329 115$4,200
MELROSE$293 126$7,915
MENDON$163 173$950
METHUEN$44 241$2,090
MIDDLEBOROUGH$210 150$4,850
MIDDLETON$273 132$2,450
MILFORD$88 211$2,450
MILLBURY$110 192$1,465
MILLIS$526 86$4,150
MILLVILLE$78 223$250
MILTON$1,300 36$35,099
MONSON$292 127$2,500
NAHANT$1,577 29$5,377
NANTUCKET$1,154 41$11,740
NATICK$503 88$16,592
NEEDHAM$2,197 21$63,461
NEW BEDFORD$146 180$13,900
NEWBURY$558 81$3,720
NEWBURYPORT$440 96$7,665
NEWTON$1,615 28$137,530
NORFOLK$1,243 38$13,960
NORTH ADAMS$15 265$200
NORTHAMPTON$28 256$800
NORTH ANDOVER$800 63$22,692
NORTH ATTLEBOROUGH$477 89$13,708
NORTHBOROUGH$449 94$6,350
NORTHBRIDGE$824 60$12,950
NORTH READING$747 67$11,120
NORTON$22 260$425
NORWELL$2,789 14$29,300
NORWOOD$360 110$10,300
OAK BLUFFS$77 224$350
OAKHAM$110 193$210
ORANGE$128 187$1,000
ORLEANS$269 134$1,582
OXFORD$33 250$450
PALMER$12 269$150
PAXTON$208 151$1,000
PEABODY$157 175$8,025
PEMBROKE$203 154$3,625
PEPPERELL$298 123$3,425
PETERSHAM$810 62$1,000
PITTSFIELD$30 254$1,350
PLAINVILLE$194 157$1,600
PLYMOUTH$286 129$16,125
PLYMPTON$177 163$500
PRINCETON$1,494 31$5,100
PROVINCETOWN$340 113$1,000
QUINCY$245 144$22,610
RANDOLPH$31 253$989
RAYNHAM$127 188$1,698
READING$735 69$18,186
REHOBOTH$142 183$1,650
REVERE$98 201$5,055
RICHMOND$2,034 23$3,000
ROCHESTER$143 182$750
ROCKLAND$94 204$1,650
ROCKPORT$729 70$5,070
ROWLEY$444 95$2,600
SALEM$179 162$7,395
SALISBURY$392 104$3,250
SANDWICH$532 84$11,005
SAUGUS$173 166$4,600
SCITUATE$623 75$11,290
SEEKONK$315 121$4,320
SHARON$355 111$6,252
SHERBORN$7,471 3$30,775
SHIRLEY$28 257$201
SHREWSBURY$841 59$29,935
SOMERSET$39 243$700
SOMERVILLE$21 261$1,625
SOUTHAMPTON$104 198$600
SOUTHBOROUGH$1,694 27$16,550
SOUTHBRIDGE$18 264$300
SOUTH HADLEY$431 99$7,550
SOUTHWICK$95 203$900
SPRINGFIELD$58 234$8,933
STERLING$154 176$1,200
STOCKBRIDGE$321 117$625
STONEHAM$191 159$4,100
STOUGHTON$246 143$6,640
STOW$64 232$425
STURBRIDGE$1,966 25$18,220
SUDBURY$1,074 45$18,964
SUNDERLAND$52 236$190
SUTTON$1,105 44$9,900
SWAMPSCOTT$2,861 12$39,451
SWANSEA$72 228$1,150
TAUNTON$40 242$2,225
TEWKSBURY$85 218$2,450
TISBURY$253 139$1,000
TOPSFIELD$3,381 9$20,575
TOWNSEND$6 274$50
TYNGSBOROUGH$100 199$1,125
UPTON$295 124$2,225
UXBRIDGE$82 220$1,100
WAKEFIELD$792 64$19,745
WALES$272 133$500
WALPOLE$736 68$17,709
WALTHAM$206 152$12,497
WARE$8 272$75
WAREHAM$85 213$1,860
WARWICK$192 158$150
WATERTOWN$280 131$8,925
WAYLAND$2,429 18$31,556
WEBSTER$400 103$6,702
WELLESLEY$6,005 4$168,045
WELLFLEET$36 247$100
WENDELL$295 125$250
WENHAM$3,559 8$17,350
WESTBOROUGH$1,279 37$23,375
WEST BOYLSTON$13 268$100
WEST BROOKFIELD$1,446 33$5,350
WESTFIELD$248 141$10,173
WESTFORD$622 76$13,650
WESTMINSTER$289 128$2,100
WEST NEWBURY$248 140$1,050
WESTON$9,909 2$111,580
WESTPORT$763 66$11,855
WEST SPRINGFIELD$136 185$3,848
WESTWOOD$2,930 11$42,838
WEYMOUTH$85 217$4,550
WHITMAN$12 270$167
WILBRAHAM$1,176 40$16,722
WILLIAMSTOWN$161 174$1,250
WILMINGTON$204 153$4,550
WINCHESTER$1,525 30$32,585
WINTHROP$77 225$1,350
WOBURN$73 227$2,800
WORCESTER$210 149$38,000
WRENTHAM$921 56$10,094
YARMOUTH$516 87$12,270
SOURCE: Federal Election Commission