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From the archives: Broker$ get political during election

campaign_financeFrom the New York site: George W. Bush may have won the election, but he owes little of his second-term victory to the help of New York’s residential real estate brokers.

Perhaps unsurprisingly, most real estate brokers contributed to Democratic Party candidates leading up to the November race. A look at the donations made during the 2004 election cycle, which also includes 2003, from Federal Elections Commission data posted at the Web site www.opensecrets.org, showed some big givers but not a lot of donations overall. Read the full story from the December 2004 issue here.