Report: Most industries' donors backing Clinton
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Political donors in most industries have favored Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonTrump preps conspiracy theory to explain faltering economy The ideological divide on vaping has a clear winner: Smokers Biden struggles to hit it off with millennials MORE’s campaign over that of Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpGraham: America must 'accept the pain that comes in standing up to China' Weld 'thrilled' more Republicans are challenging Trump New data challenges Trump's economic narrative MORE by a wide margin, according to a review of campaign finance data by The Wall Street Journal.


The report found that Clinton received $31 million, or 86 percent, of the $36 million that corporate employees from select sectors have contributed to the two campaigns.

The data was provided by the Center for Responsive Politics and covers only donations over $200. It also covers only the three-month period of May through July.

By comparison, at the same point in the 2012 election, Mitt Romney received 62 percent of the money given by the same group of corporate donors. The donors were also more prolific in that cycle, giving $75 million to Romney and President Obama during that period.

Clinton is winning over many of the industries that backed Romney by a wide margin in 2012. The 2012 Republican nominee had a 3-to-1 advantage among Wall Street donors and a 2-to-1 lead among those in real estate.

This summer, Clinton received 85 percent of the $1.9 million donated from Wall Street. She also leads Trump among his real estate colleagues, 70 percent of whom have backed the Democrat.