The Big Spenders: A Breakdown of Campaign Donations by Sector

The gubernatorial race is in full swing this month, but who is financing whom? Below, a breakdown of campaign donations by sector.

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Click to enlarge. Illustration by Kelli Anderson

Charlie Baker: The Republican front-runner is favored by business and financial consultants, including Fidelity and Liberty Mutual.

Martha Coakley: Most of Coakley’s donations are coming from fellow attorneys—including many who work for her in the Attorney General’s Office.

Steven Grossman: Despite Grossman’s business background, his biggest supporters are attorneys—most notably those who represent clients with business before the state.

Don Berwick: Donations to Berwick’s campaign are mostly from healthcare providers, particularly from physicians like himself.

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  • freddy2015

    Smooth move Bernstein, way to leave out McCormick! Goes to show why only 16% of the electorate goes to the polls.