The Caldwells are represented on a NJ Spotlight Interactive Map in deep red, indicating that residents gave more money to Gov. Mitt Romney than President Barack Obama in the recent presidential election cycle.
Zip code 07006, which includes Caldwell, North Caldwell and West Caldwell, contributed $80,316 to Romney's campaign compared to $64,319 to Obama's campaign, according to the latest information available from the Federal Election Commission.
The map also shows how many more individuals, 614, made small donations to Obama, compared to a small number of contributors, 162, who made larger donations to Romney between March 1, 2011 and Nov. 26 2012.
The Essex County portion of the map is half-red, half-blue, reflecting which way towns swing not just with their dollars but with their votes. Western Essex traditionally leans Republican, while towns in the eastern part of the county lean Democratic.
Statewide, contributors favored the re-elected President Obama with their donations, giving him $1.3 million more than they gave his opponent.