Anti-Trump Senator Snubbed Back Home

Republican Maine Sen. Susan Collins only donations above $200 from 15 residents of her home state — a possible snub in response to her strong stance against President Donald Trump, according to a report from Roll Call.

Collins reported that she raised $1.1 million in the first quarter of 2019, but only $9,200 came from supporters that actually lived in Maine from 17 itemized donations coming from 15 residents.

The senator won reelection during the 2014 election cycle and raised $52,000 from 46 itemized contributions in the first quarter of 2013. Those in-state donations made up 41% of her total for the same time period in 2013.

Collins earned $6,228,159 during the 2014 election cycle and $8,039,750 during the 2008 cycle. The senator has a history of relying on out-of-state funding. She has an average of 70% total funds from donors outside of Maine between her elections in 2014 and 2008. Maine has supported Democratic candidates for president every year since 1992.

Read more at The Daily Caller.

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