Election 2012

Virginia College Faculty Overwhelmingly Donate to Obama

Shockingly, the academics seem to lean a tad to the left

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ALEXANDRIA — If dollars were votes, employees at Virginia's publicly funded colleges and universities would have re-elected President Barack Obama by a landslide.

They have donated more than $100,000 to Obama's campaign, but a little more than $11,000 to presumptive GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney, a Virginia Watchdog study revealed.

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