Financial support by New York state's legal community for Barack Obama and the Democratic National Committee has outpaced that for John McCain and the Republican National Committee by a nearly 3-1 margin over the last two years, according to recent filings with the Federal Election Commission. Lawyers and others employed by New York law firms donated $4.6 million either to Obama's campaign or to the DNC. Meanwhile, lawyers and law office personnel gave $1.6 million to McCain's campaign and the RNC.
Obama Outpaces McCain in Fundraising Among New York's Lawyers
New York Law Journal
October 23, 2008