This Tuesday, November 8, the midterm elections will be held in the United States. Their importance lies in the fact that whoever wins will control the Congress and the Senate and define the US political playing field.
Behind the veneer of a “democratic” process in which voters lean towards two major parties that compete for political power in the country, there are other hidden financial powers that have their own agenda and affect the electoral contest.
These elections, in particular, have been the most costly. According to the research group OpenSecrets, federal election spending increased by nearly $2 billion compared to 2018.
A review of the 10 largest donors to the election campaigns, whose invested capital totaled $540 million, as reported by The Hill:
Total donations: $128.5 million
Total donations: $80.7 million
Total donations: $68.6 million
Total donations: $47.3 million
Total donations: $40 million
Sam Bankman Fried
Total donations: $39.8 million
Total donations: $35.8 million
Total donations: $35.5 million
Total donations: $32.6 million
Total donations: $31 million
Translation: Orinoco Tribune
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