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Approximately 100 of the United States’ 705 billionaires have donated to candidates seeking the Democratic presidential nomination, an analysis of the Federal Election Commission database by Forbes found.
The list of donors is remarkably similar to Business Insider’s list of the largest political donors of 2018, suggesting that America’s biggest donors are a static group of individuals.
California Senator Kamala Harris seems to be billionaires’ favorite liberal candidate, as 46 of them have donated to her campaign in 2019 thus far, according to Forbes.
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Billionaires aren’t just running for president in 2019, they’re funding others’ campaigns, too.

Approximately 100 billionaires have donated to candidates seeking the Democratic nomination alone, an analysis of the Federal Election Commission database by Forbes found. Research firm Wealth-X reported that there are 7o5 billionaires in the US in its 2019 Billionaire Census.

California Senator Kamala Harris seems to be billionaires’ favorite liberal candidate: 46 of them have donated to her campaign in 2019 thus far, according to Forbes. The donors did not just give directly to campaigns, however. In addition to campaign donations, called hard money, many donors gave even more in the form of soft money, or donations given to groups like super PACs, according to the Center for Responsive Politics.

This list of donors is remarkably similar to Business Insider’s list of the largest political donors of 2018, suggesting that America’s biggest donors are a static group of individuals.

Business Insider ranked the 10 largest donors of the presidential primaries as of August 2019, using data from the Center for Responsive Politics. We also included a look at which presidential candidates the donors’ money has gone to, or who they have publicly said they intend their donations to benefit. Federal …read more

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