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TOTAL BILLIONAIRE CONTRIBUTIONS BY ELECTION CYCLE, 1990-2020
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Election CycleTotal Contributions
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Total Contributions% of Total Contributions
1990-2020
Contributions to Democrats, Party Committees & Leadership PACsContributions to Republicans, Party Committees & Leadership PACsContributions to Democratic CandidatesContributions to Republican Candidates
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2020 w/ Bloomberg & Steyer
$2,632$2,631,934,30346.1% N/A N/A N/A N/A
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2020 w/o Bloomberg & Steyer
$1,201$1,200,932,43521.0%$539,146,590$656,428,243$81,816,439$96,099,186
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2018$611$611,264,28710.7%$313,452,215$278,801,969$38,471,719$53,465,791
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2016$682$682,465,88612.0%$309,228,651$369,324,185$48,688,640$70,791,563
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2014$231$231,138,1504.1%$141,099,397$88,251,273$11,426,218$27,684,733
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2012$231$231,064,7194.0%$57,418,883$171,218,540$11,460,792$24,469,085
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2010$31$31,179,9630.5%$10,827,277$18,746,530$9,915,277$12,469,924
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2008$16$16,335,7860.3%$7,270,759$8,090,413$7,195,559$8,018,913
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2006$12$11,836,7330.2%$4,634,527$5,501,430$4,550,527$5,458,180
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2004$13$13,026,2000.2%$4,683,695$7,422,991$4,601,555$7,382,491
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2002$16$15,931,8230.3%$5,679,947$9,401,413$5,649,947$9,396,413
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2000$18$18,423,2860.3%$7,555,852$10,017,421$7,508,102$10,005,921
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1998$2$1,741,9600.0%$422,500$1,011,160$417,000$1,006,160
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1996$3$2,873,1830.1%$1,265,219$1,423,914$1,264,969$1,423,914
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1994$2$1,621,6890.0%$868,617$587,822$868,617$587,822
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1992$3$2,736,2100.0%$942,948$1,602,812$942,948$1,602,812
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1990$1$800,1960.0%$279,172$339,074$279,172$339,074
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TOTAL$5,705$5,705,306,809$1,404,776,249$1,628,169,190$235,057,481$330,201,982
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Sources:
Campaign Contribution Data: OpenSecrets.org, Center for Responsive Politics
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Forbes Billionaires Lists
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Notes:
Self-funding contributions to candidates' 2020 presidential campaigns
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Michael Bloomberg's 2020 presidential campaign$1,089,225,532
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Tom Steyer's 2020 presidential campaign$341,776,336
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TOTAL$1,431,001,868
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Election CycleContributions to Democrats, Party Committees & Leadership PACsContributions to Republicans, Party Committees & Leadership PACs
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2020 $ 539 $ 656
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2018 $ 313 $ 279
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2016 $ 309 $ 369
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2014 $ 141 $ 88
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2012 $ 57 $ 171
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2010 $ 11 $ 19
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2008 $ 7 $ 8
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2006 $ 5 $ 6
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2002 $ 6 $ 9
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2000 $ 8 $ 10
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1998 $ 0 $ 1
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1996 $ 1 $ 1
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