Monday, March 14, 2016

SHOW US THE MONEY! WHO'S BUYING THE ELECTION?

Which Presidential Candidates Are Winning the Money Race
 

Hillary Rodham Clinton raised $29.9 million for her campaign in the third quarter, just ahead of Bernie Sanders, who raised $26.2 million.

 

More than 88 percent of contributions to Mr. Sanders through Sept. 30 came from donations of $200 or less. Hillary Clinton only received 20 percent from small donors.  


More than 47% of the total contributions to super PACs supporting Hillary Clinton came from donations of $1 million or more while Bernie Sanders received 0%, no contributions from super PACS. 


More than 80 percent of contributions to Bernie Sanders through June 30 came from donations of $200 or less.


More than 60 percent of the contributions to Hillary Clinton  through June 30 2015 came from donations of $2,700 — the maximum allowed per candidate, per election.