Sunday, February 9, 2014

The "Evil" Koch Brothers Distort American Democracy--Or Something

Many a Progressive focus their wrath on the "evil" Koch Brothers for the money they give to non-Progressive politicis. Admittedly, the Koch's give nearly exclusively to right-wing or libertarian causes. But does all that money greatly tilt the balance of American democracy? According to the Center for Responsive Politics (, Koch Industries is the 59th largest spender in federal elections. Who are the top 25 and to which party due they primarily give? Check it out for yourself.

Downloadable source data in spreadsheet form, including calculations to create the above chart.

See Also ...

The Big Spenders Behind the Scenes

Resources for Tracking Campaign Spending

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