During the 2015-16 election cycle, .53% of the population made almost 68% of total campaign contributions

December 1, 2017



During the 2015/16 election cycle, .53% of the population made up 67.8% of the total campaign contriutions. In fact, only 1/10th of the total voting-age population in the US contributed more than $2,700 to any campaigns. This is based on data released by the Federal Election Commission on November 27, 2017. 


"Donor Demographics," OpenSecrets.org, https://www.opensecrets.org/overview/donordemographics.php?cycle=2016&filter=A, (accessed January 23, 2018).





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