Pharma, chemical industry donors favor Hillary Clinton | October 17, 2016 Issue - Vol. 94 Issue 41 | Chemical & Engineering News
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Issue Date: October 17, 2016 | Web Date: October 13, 2016

Pharma, chemical industry donors favor Hillary Clinton

Democrat is trouncing Donald Trump in U.S. presidential campaign contributions
Department: Government & Policy
Keywords: business, donations, corporate funding, campaign, presidential candidate, pharmaceutical, chemical

Donations to U.S. presidential candidates by sector

 

 

 

Note: All donations were made during the 2015–16 election cycle. Numbers are based on records released by the Federal Election Commission on Oct. 16, 2016.
Source: Center for Responsive Politics


 

Top 10 pharma sector contributors

to candidates for President and Congress, political parties, and independent spending groups

Pfizer
Total campaign contributions = $2,385,684
PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES AMOUNT
Hillary Clinton (D) $138,015
Bernie Sanders (D) $18,949
Marco Rubio (R) $14,747
Ted Cruz (R) $14,243
Jeb Bush (R) $12,100
Donald Trump (R) $4,304
Chris Christie (R) $3,200
Ben Carson (R) $1,350
Amgen
Total campaign contributions = $1,865,906
PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES AMOUNT
Hillary Clinton (D) $28,026
Bernie Sanders (D) $8,562
Ted Cruz (R) $7,822
Marco Rubio (R) $3,500
Donald Trump (R) $1,207
Ben Carson (R) $900
Carly Fiorina (R) $250
 
Eli Lilly & Co.
Total campaign contributions = $1,558,775
PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES AMOUNT
Hillary Clinton (D) $21,396
Jeb Bush (R) $16,500
Bernie Sanders (D) $5,107
Scott Walker (R) $5,000
Marco Rubio (R) $4,550
Donald Trump (R) $3,926
John Kasich (R) $3,050
Ted Cruz (R) $1,435
Abbott
Total campaign contributions = $1,397,264
PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES AMOUNT
Hillary Clinton (D) $17,784
Bernie Sanders (D) $8,563
Jeb Bush (R) $8,100
John Kasich (R) $3,184
Marco Rubio (R) $2,950
Donald Trump (R) $1,722
Ted Cruz (R) $325
 
Sanofi
Total campaign contributions = $1,196,024
PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES AMOUNT
Hillary Clinton (D) $34,813
Jeb Bush (R) $9,100
Bernie Sanders (D) $6,277
Marco Rubio (R) $2,500
Donald Trump (R) $2,391
Ted Cruz (R) $1,928
Jill Stein (G) $1,125
Gary Johnson (L) $265
Ben Carson (R) $150
Celgene
Total campaign contributions = $1,337,320
PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES AMOUNT
Chris Christie (R) $16,200
Hillary Clinton (D) $9,282
Donald Trump (R) $6,542
Ted Cruz (R) $4,195
John Kasich (R) $2,744
Marco Rubio (R) $1,725
Bernie Sanders (D) $1,450
Jill Stein (G) $250
 
AbbVie
Total campaign contributions = $1,225,338
PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES AMOUNT
Hillary Clinton (D) $20,445
Bernie Sanders (D) $4,425
Marco Rubio (R) $6,300
Ted Cruz (R) $3,147
Jeb Bush (R) $2,700
Ben Carson (R) $1,272
Donald Trump (R) $1,260
John Kasich (R) $25
Merck & Co.
Total campaign contributions = $1,170,918
PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES AMOUNT
Hillary Clinton (D) $38,870
Bernie Sanders (D) $15,624
Ted Cruz (R) $11,146
Marco Rubio (R) $2,850
Donald Trump (R) $1,764
John Kasich (R) $625
Chris Christie (R) $375
Jill Stein (G) $250
Carly Fiorina (R) $200
 
AstraZeneca
Total campaign contributions = $881,590
PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES AMOUNT
Hillary Clinton (D) $14,865
Ted Cruz (R) $5,969
Bernie Sanders (D) $5,496
Jeb Bush (R) $2,700
Donald Trump (R) $1,619
Marco Rubio (R) $1,201
Martin O'Malley (D) $1,000
Pharmaceutical Research & Manufacturers of America
Total campaign contributions = $843,840
PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES AMOUNT
Marco Rubio (R) $12,650
Hillary Clinton (D) $6,409
Chris Christie (R) $2,700
Ted Cruz (R) $1,550
Gary Johnson (L) $240
Donald Trump (R) $160
 

Top 10 chemical sector contributors

to candidates for President and Congress, political parties, and independent spending groups

Dow Chemical
Total campaign contributions = $1,505,663
PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES AMOUNT
Hillary Clinton (D) $17,608
Bernie Sanders (D) $10,961
Ted Cruz (R) $7,225
Jeb Bush (R) $5,400
John Kasich (R) $4,150
Donald Trump (R) $2,311
Ben Carson (R) $1,813
Gary Johnson (L) $1,153
Chris Christie (R) $525
Marco Rubio (R) $300
Carly Fiorina (R) $300
Evan McMullen (I) $250
BASF
Total campaign contributions = $819,464
PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES AMOUNT
Hillary Clinton (D) $4,194
Ted Cruz (R) $3,960
Bernie Sanders (D) $3,231
Donald Trump (R) $1,028
Ben Carson (R) $426
Carly Fiorina (R) $350
Chris Christie (R) $250
Gary Johnson (L) $80
 
PVS Chemicals
Total campaign contributions = $564,848
PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES AMOUNT
John Kasich (R) $21,600
Jeb Bush (R) $19,300
Marco Rubio (R) $3,700
Lindsey Graham (R) $2,700
American Chemistry Council
Total campaign contrtibutions = $486,686
PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES AMOUNT
Marco Rubio (R) $10,000
Hillary Clinton (D) $5,721
Jeb Bush (R) $2,700
Donald Trump (R) $250
 
Eastman Chemical
Total campaign contributions = $397,994
PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES AMOUNT
Marco Rubio (R) $6,250
Jeb Bush (R) $2,950
Bernie Sanders (D) $2,255
Ben Carson (R) $940
Ted Cruz (R) $900
Mike Huckabee (R) $350
Hillary Clinton (D) $275
Donald Trump (R) $238
Air Products & Chemicals
Total campaign contributions = $230,601
PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES AMOUNT
Donald Trump (R) $5,564
Hillary Clinton (D) $3,340
Ted Cruz (R) $2,835
Carly Fiorina (R) $2,700
Bernie Sanders (D) $1,697
John Kasich (R) $1,000
 
Celanese
Total campaign contributions = $227,147
Jeb Bush (R) $5,400
Rand Paul (R) $5,000
Hillary Clinton (D) $3,439
Ted Cruz (R) $1,436
Bobby Jindal (R) $500
Ben Carson (R) $200
Donald Trump (R) $136
Bernie Sanders (D) $15
DuPont
Total campaign contributions = $387,886
PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES AMOUNT
Hillary Clinton (D) $10,640
Bernie Sanders (D) $7,189
Ben Carson (R) $2,479
Ted Cruz (R) $2,394
Donald Trump (R) $1,748
Chris Christie (R) $900
John Kasich (R) $600
Marco Rubio (R) $500
Rand Paul (R) $450
Jeb Bush (R) $50
Mick Huckabee (R) $30
 
LyondellBasell
Total campaign contributions = $152,011
PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES AMOUNT
Ted Cruz (R) $2,225
Bernie Sanders (D) $814
Rand Paul (R) $250
Hillary Clinton (D) $206
Gary Johnson (L) $25
Praxair
Total campaign contributions = $204,174
PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES AMOUNT
Hillary Clinton (D) $3,443
Ted Cruz (R) $2,550
Bernie Sanders (D) $1,317
Donald Trump (R) $959
Ben Carson (R) $655
Marco Rubio (R) $250
 

Note: All donations were made during the 2015–16 election cycle and are based on records released by the Federal Election Commission on Oct. 16, 2016. Contributions are from political action committees (PACs) and individuals giving $200 or more.
Source: Center for Responsive Politics

 
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