McCrory has raised $6.5 million for his campaign and Dalton has raised $2.5 million, according to the State Board of Elections. But who, exactly, is donating the big bucks?
Glossary of campaign finance terms
Candidates for political office must follow strict rules when it comes to how their campaigns are financed. But the presence of legal regulations does not always mean the campaign is squeaky clean.
Nonprofit organizations donated $95 million to the 2010 election, of which 90 percent of donations were made by undisclosed donors, making them the organizations to watch out for in the 2012 election.
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Find out which representatives are raking in the most money from corporate donations in North Carolina.