Nashville 2nd Highest in Nation for GOP Campaign Donations

Other than Washington, D.C., the Nashville metro area has the nation's highest per capita rate of Republican campaign contributions for the 2014 U.S. midterm elections, with GOP candidates receiving 83 percent of party-specific funding, the Nashville Business Journal reports. The Republican contribution rate in the Nashville metro region is $1.65 per capita, second only to Washington's $2.06 per capita contribution to Republican candidates, according to the Center for Responsive Politics.