Many believe that campaign contributions can an indicator of who will win an election. If so, then Senator John McCain would be the clear choice for Spencer County voters.
According to statistics kept by the Federal Election Commission, supporters of McCain have outpaced contributors four to one in Spencer County over Senator Barack Obama. Of the $1,660 in total individual contributions, residents gave $1,310 to McCain and $350 to Obama.
Spencer County Republican Party Chair Lynn Hesselbrock said she’s not surprised to see more support for McCain.