Here are the individuals who have dipped deepest into their own pockets for campaign contributions to federal candidates, parties, political action committees, 527 organizations, super PACs and Carey committees. Only contributions to Democrats and Republicans or liberal and conservative outside groups are included in calculating the percentages the donor has given to either party.
#1 Tom & Kathryn Ann Steyer $20,453,000 of which 100% has went to Democrat candidates
#2 Michael Bloomberg $11,508,000 of which 96% has went to Democrat candidates
#3 Fred Eychaner $5,837,000 of which 100% has went to Democrats candidates
#4 Paul Singer $5,286,000 of which 100% has went to GOP candidates
#5 Richard & Elizabeth Uihlein $4,919,000 of which 100% has went to GOP candidates
#6 James & Marilyn Simms $3,411,000 of which 100% has went to Democrat candidates
So for all the media saying the Koch Brothers, Karl Rove etc are buying elections for the Republicans the reality is it is the Democrats who are far outpacing the Republicans in trying to buy the elections. Statistics were compiled by Center For Responsive Politics.
Notable Republican Donors on the List
Linda & Vince McMahon 34th $1,041,250
David Koch 93rd $412,900
Sheldon Adelson 95th $411,800
Steve Wynn 99th $400,800