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Campaign Finance 2016: Trump v Clinton

  • Levels: A Level
  • Exam boards: AQA, Edexcel, OCR

US Elections are notoriously expensive with huge amounts of money being donated and spent. Here are the headline figures for Donald Trump & Hillary Clinton

Donald J Trump

Total Money Raised

$328.4 million

Source of Contributions

Amount

Size of Contributions

Amount

Individuals

$131,364,438

$200 and under

$119,654,183

PAC

$140,450

$200-499

$28,071,918

Party

$9,303

$500-999

$16,518,978

Candidate

$66,141,714

$1000-1999

$13,226,682

Federal Funds

$0

$2000+

$27,650,575

Total Spent

$332.4 million

http://www.fec.gov/disclosurep/pnational.do

Hillary Clinton

Total Money Raised

$563.9 million

Source of Contributions

Amount

Size of Contributions

Amount

Individuals

$399,785,220

$200 and under

$316,688,599

PAC

$1,781,001

$200-499

$45,845,599

Party

$15,164

$500-999

$35,313,633

Candidate

$1,450,335

$1000-1999

$56,058,615

Federal Funds

$0

$2000+

$174,934,193

Total Spent

$576.4 million

http://www.fec.gov/disclosurep/pnational.do

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