DY Top 50: Rural Counties That Gave the Most to Presidential Campaigns

moneybagsRural America didn’t give much to presidential candidates in the first quarter of 2007. But these are the counties that gave the most. Any places you know?

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RankCountyStateCounty SeatTotal DonatedPercent of Republican Vote in '04 Election
1Lea CountyNMLovington$271,15079.8%
2Summit CountyUTCoalville$231,45053.2%
3Litchfield CountyCTLitchfield & Winsted$120,00052.9%
4Eddy CountyNMCarlsbad$92,09965.9%
5Chatham CountyNCPittsboro$88,57550.0%
6Albemarle CountyVACharlottesville$72,12549.0%
7Harrison CountyTXMarshall$69,00063.1%
8San Juan CountyNMAztec$68,05066.5%
9Talbot CountyMDEaston$63,15060.5%
10Merrimack CountyNHConcord$62,48247.4%
11Curry CountyNMClovis$61,75075.0%
12Blaine CountyIDHailey$61,45040.2%
13Pitkin CountyCOAspen$60,25830.5%
14Hunterdon CountyNJFlemington$59,55060.5%
15Fauquier CountyVAWarrenton$58,10064.0%
16Monroe CountyFLKey West$52,10049.8%
17Shelby CountyALColumbiana$51,20081.0%
18Taos CountyNMTaos$51,05025.0%
19Teton CountyWYJackson$50,65046.2%
20Montgomery CountyTXConroe$50,25178.5%
21Coconino CountyAZFlagstaff$49,65043.5%
22Goochland CountyVAGoochland$44,39565.0%
23Wasatch CountyUTHeber$43,95074.8%
24Grafton CountyNHNorth Haverhill$43,13843.6%
25Madison CountyMSCanton$41,15064.6%
26Union CountySDElk Point$39,75657.1%
27Benton CountyARBentonville$38,75069.2%
28Eagle CountyCOEagle$37,85046.7%
29Rio Arriba CountyNMTierra Amarilla$34,95034.6%
30Comal CountyTXNew Braunfels$34,82577.5%
31Bowie CountyTXBoston$34,10064.7%
32El Dorado CountyCAPlacerville$34,00062.1%
33Oldham CountyKYLa Grange$33,80069.9%
34Beaufort CountySCBeaufort$33,55060.8%
35Tallapoosa CountyALDadeville$31,45069.5%
36Rogers CountyOKClaremore$31,40067.7%
37Hays CountyTXSan Marcos$27,70057.3%
38Sussex CountyNJNewton$26,75065.0%
39Miller CountyARTexarkana$24,80057.9%
40Lincoln CountyNMCarrizozo$24,65068.3%
41Madison CountyIDRexburg$24,15092.8%
42Fillmore CountyMNPreston$23,85049.4%
43McKinley CountyNMGallup$23,75036.0%
44Sussex CountyDEGeorgetown$23,10061.0%
45Union CountyAREl Dorado$22,45059.8%
46Mohave CountyAZKingman$22,00064.2%
47Taney CountyMOForsyth$21,30070.8%
48Gallatin CountyMTBozeman$20,25157.7%
49Yavapai CountyAZPrescott$19,95061.7%
50Lenoir CountyNCKinston$19,50055.9%
50Sawyer CountyWIHayward$19,50052.9%

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