Twitter employees give to Democrats by wide margin: data

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According to Federal Election Commission data, an astonishing 99 percent of online political contributions made by Twitter employees in 2021 went to Democrats.

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Twitter activists contributed 561 through the Democratic Party-affiliated payment processor ActBlue, while just eight through its Republican counterpart, WinRed.

“One percent jerks. They have someone who’s actually given to the GOP. I’m stunned,” cracked Dan Gainer of the Center for Media Research, a non-profit conservative watchdog.


561 contributions made through Actblue in 2021 totaled $14,848.98.

“Their day-to-day actions also contribute to that political party,” Gaynor said of Twitter employees, who have been accused of censoring conservative remarks. “There was a time when you could give to a political party and still be fair, but that was a long time ago.”

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Outside of online gifts made through ActBlue, several Twitter executives wrote large personal checks, data shows.

Twitter’s Chief Financial Officer Ned Segal gave the legal maximum — $5,800 — to Representative Conor Lamb (D-Paa).

Executive sexsom Suryapa gave $5,800 to Representative Ro Khanna (D-California), records show

Staff Attorney Evan Stern told Sen. Mark Kelly (D-Az.) and Sen. Raphael Warnock (D-Ga.), as well as $2,900 to Dame John Fetterman, who is running for the US Senate in Pennsylvania, according to the data.

The largest donation to a Republican: $250, went from former finance VP Rich Sullivan to anti-Trump Representative Adam Kinzinger (R-Ill.).

Twitter did not return a request for comment.


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