In the money race between President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden in the second quarter of this year, Chester County residents have overwhelmingly thrown their financial support behind the Democratic candidate, write Rachel Shorey, K.K. Rebecca Lai, and Thomas Kaplan for The New York Times.
Overall in Pennsylvania, Biden had 66,000 estimated donors from April through June, compared to 45,000 donors who contributed to the Trump campaign.
Biden attracted significantly more donors in Philadelphia and its suburbs, while Trump had the edge in many less-populous areas throughout the state.
In Chester County, Biden was more successful in nearly every ZIP Code in the last quarter.
The widest margin was in ZIP Code 19087 in Wayne, where Biden recorded 529 donors compared to Trump’s 152.
In West Chester, ZIP Code 19380 had 580 donations for Biden and 244 for Trump, while ZIP Code 19382 donated 564 times to Biden and 237 times to Trump.
Meanwhile, in ZIP Code 19348 in Kennett Square, Biden received 354 donations and Trump received 98. In Downingtown’s 19335, it was 368 to 229, and in Malvern’s 19355, it was 347 to 151. In Phoenixville’s 19460, Biden received 368 donations and Trump got 198.
Read more about the money race in The New York Times here.
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