October 9, 2013

Interactive map: Campaign contributions in South Portland's tar sands referendum

By Christian MilNeil cmilneil@pressherald.com
Online Content Producer

The circles mapped below show the sources and relative sizes of campaign contributions (as of the September 30 campaign finance reporting deadline) for and against the proposed Waterfront Protection Ordinance in South Portland.

Not pictured is a $100 contribution to the campaign in favor of the ordinance from Robert F. Whyte of South Portland. A precise address for Whyte was not specified in the finance reporting forms.

South Portland voters will decide whether to adopt the ordinance in the Nov. 5 election.

Detail: South Portland-area contributions

Key: Circle sizes in both maps are directly proportional to contribution values, regardless of the background map's scale.
Click the circles for details about each contribution.

Pro-ordinance contributions Anti-ordinance contributions $1,000 contribution $10,000 contribution

Anti-referendum donors

Donor address City State Donor Name Cash donation amount In-kind donation value
1220 L St NW Washington DC American Petroleum Intitute   $138,076.95
188 Whitten Rd Augusta ME Associated General Contractors of Maine   $4,782.17
101 Cianbro Sq Pittsfield ME Cianbro $10,000 $2,118.50
102 Mechanic St South Portland ME Citgo Petroleum Corp.   $869.12
1 C.N. Brown Way South Paris ME C.N. Brown Company   $586
1 Clark Rd South Portland ME Global Companies, LLC   $2,334
100 Crossing Blvd Framingham MA Gulf Oil Limited Partnership $20,000 $2,950
25 Greenwood Rd Brunswick ME Maine Energy Marketers Assn.   $3,225
30 Hill St. South Portland ME Portland Pipeline Corporation $30,000 $28,687.50
2 International Drive Portsmouth NH Sprague $10,000 $13,575

Pro-referendum donors

Donor address City Donor Name Occupation Cash donation amount In-kind donation value Notes
3 Wade St. Augusta Natural Resources Council of Maine     $14,926.32  
142 High St Portland Environment Maine d/b/a "Save Bug Light"   $2,907.87 $11,833.93 $2,907.87 cash contribution is a loan
14 Whitehall Ave South Portland Paul J. Cloutier Real estate appraiser $100    
82 Willow St. South Portland Gregg Raymond Physician $96.80    
31 Ocean View Avenue South Portland William Dufris Audio book developer $100    
7 Winding Way Cape Elizabeth Carol Adleson Social worker $100    
111 Pine St South Portland Ann Lundquist Staff writer $242.45    
449 Preble St South Portland M. Elizabeth Gallie Unknown $100    
19 Preble St South Portland Karen Sanford Retired $200    
55 Deake St. South Portland Louise Tate Retired $145.35    
  South Portland Robert F. Whyte Unknown $100    
37 Lowell St. South Portland David Orbeton Unknown $100    
12 Oakhurst Rd. Cape Elizabeth Timothy Boggs Unknown $193.90    
372 Preble St South Portland Roberta and Barry Zuckerman Unknown $1,500   Loan
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