Liberal big money is pouring into elections | OpenSecrets Blog

Liberal big money is pouring into elections

If you think campaign finance is just a right-wing billionaires’ spending spree, take another look. Liberal money has been pouring into federal elections in recent years.

In 2012, when post-Citizen United money started flowing in earnest, wealthy Republicans took the leading roles. The number of individuals making contributions of $1 million or more grew from 16 in 2010 to 108 in 2012. That year, 69 percent of the $380 million coming from the top 100 individual donors was conservative money. This election, liberal benefactors have worked to close the gap … read more…

Source: Liberal big money is pouring into elections | OpenSecrets Blog

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