Who are the biggest donors to Super PACs in 2016?

November 6, 2019 Off By idswater

Who are the biggest donors to Super PACs in 2016?

Democratic billionaire donor S. Donald Sussman (center) is one of the biggest contributors to super PACs in 2016. The Adelsons’ combined $21.5 million contributions makes them 2016’s third-biggest super PAC donors.

When did Qatar give money to the Clintons?

Qatari officials pledged the money in 2011 to mark the 65th birthday of Bill Clinton, Hillary Clinton’s husband, and sought to meet the former U.S. president in person the following year to present him the check, according to an email from a foundation official to Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign chairman, John Podesta.

Who are the donors to the Senate Leadership Fund?

The Adelsons gave $20 million to Senate Leadership Fund, a super PAC run by former aides to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), and an additional $1.5 million to Granite State Solutions, which supports the re-election bid of Sen. Kelly Ayotte (R-N.H.).

How much money can you give to a candidate?

Direct campaign donors are legally allowed to interact with a candidate, but their donations cannot exceed $2,700 per presidential candidate. So who is using their cash to possibly bend the ear of the future president? A look at the campaigns’ donors gives a surprising view on the election.

How big are the donors to the Washington Post?

Each rectangle is a donor and is sized by the donation amount. The larger the rectangle, the larger the donation. Five donors gave more than $10 million. Donors in this range gave a total of $72 million, or 14 percent of total donations. Five donors gave more than $10 million.

How much money have the top 50 donors given?

The top 50 donors have together supplied $571.1 million—37 percent of the money raised to date. 23 donors gave more than $10 million. Donors in this range gave a total of $468.7 million, or 30 percent of total donations. Each rectangle is a donor and is sized by the donation amount.

How much money do people give to the Washington Post?

Donors in this range gave a total of $38.1 million, or 2 percent of total donations. 647 donors gave between $100,000 and $500,000. Donors in this range gave a total of $116.5 million, or 8 percent of total donations. 84 donors gave between $500,000 and $1 million. Donors in this range gave a total of $52.6 million, or 3 percent of total donations.

Direct campaign donors are legally allowed to interact with a candidate, but their donations cannot exceed $2,700 per presidential candidate. So who is using their cash to possibly bend the ear of the future president? A look at the campaigns’ donors gives a surprising view on the election.