Out-of-state donations buoyed Brown in final campaign days

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As polling showed Brown closing in on Democrat Martha Coakley late in the race, out-of-state money gushed into his coffers, according to Brown’s 4,461-page campaign finance report, filed with the Federal Election Commission.

In the last 19 days of the race, nearly 70 percent of the 12,773 contributors who gave more than $200 to the Brown campaign were from outside Massachusetts, a Globe review shows. By contrast, in the first 109 days of Brown’s candidacy, when he was still considered a dark horse, less than 8 percent of Brown’s 1,766 contributions of more than $200 were from out-of-staters.

Full story: Out-of-state donations buoyed Brown in final campaign days – The Boston Globe