Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Who donates to which party?

A very interesting list From Opensecrets.org, the Center for Responsive Politics.
Top All-Time Donors, 1989-2010
Here's the top 20:

Rank Organization Total '89-'09                          

      Dem %            Repub                     Tilt

1 AT&T Inc $45,662,025                                                   44%          55%
2 ActBlue $43,181,888 *                                                      99%            0%

3 American Fedn of State, County &
 Municipal Employees $43,026,461                                   98%            1%

4 National Assn of Realtors $37,623,999                           48%           50%        tilt

5 Goldman Sachs $32,899,102                                            62%          37%

6 Intl Brotherhood of Electrical Workers $32,685,295        97%          2%

7 American Assn for Justice $32,683,029  **                     90%          8%

8 National Education Assn $31,114,380                             93%           6%

9 Laborers Union $29,816,800                                           92%           7%

10 Carpenters & Joiners Union $28,945,308                       89%          10%

11 Service Employees International Union $28,889,882      95%           3%

12 Teamsters Union $28,876,759                                         93%           6%

13 American Federation of Teachers $28,224,891              98%            0%

14 Communications Workers of America $27,958,106       98%             0%

15 Citigroup Inc $27,594,316                                             50%             49%      tilt

16 American Medical Assn $26,854,670                            39%             60%

17 United Auto Workers $26,509,902                                 98%               0%

18 Machinists & Aerospace Workers Union $26,151,277  98%                0%

19 National Auto Dealers Assn $25,613,758                       32%              67%

20 United Parcel Service $24,994,164                                36%               62%

See the rest here.

*ActBlue is a United States political committee established in June 2004 that enables anyone to fundraise on the Internet for the Democratic Party candidates of their choice.


**The AThe American Association for Justice (AAJ), formerly the Association of Trial Lawyers of America (ATLA) is the leading organization for lawyers representing plaintiffs in the United States.merican Association for Justice (AAJ), formerly the Association of Trial Lawyers of America (ATLA) is the leading organization for lawyers representing plaintiffs in the United States.

Sorry I could not get the numbers in the list to line up accurately,  just hard to do a complete copy in the blogspot  editor.

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