Industry contributions to PACs supporting Clinton's 2016 U.S. presidential campaign

This statistic shows the amount of money contributed to PACs supporting Hillary Clinton's campaign in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, by industry. As of August 2016, more than 41 million U.S. dollars was contributed to super PACs and hybrid PACs supporting Hillary Clinton by the securities and investment industry.

Amount of industry contributions to PACs supporting Hillary Clinton's 2016 U.S. presidential campaign as of August, 2016

Amount raised in U.S. dollars
Securities & Investment41,091,172
TV/Movies/Music13,908,720
Non-Profit Institutions12,425,603
Pharmaceuticals/Health Products9,063,382
Printing & Publishing5,055,320
Building Trade Unions4,950,000
Women's Issues3,596,904
Public Sector Unions3,050,826
Real Estate2,409,628
Lawyers/Law Firms1,740,071
Democratic/Liberal1,570,454
Misc Finance1,428,708
Construction Services1,212,201
Lodging/Tourism1,025,300
Human Rights852,500
Retired736,694
Business Services359,519
Candidate Committees281,961
Misc Manufacturing & Distributing281,314
Education267,757
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Source

Release date

August 2016

Region

United States

Survey time period

As of August 22, 2016

Supplementary notes

Political action committees (PACs) are organizations that pool campaign contributions from members in order to support or oppose the election of a political candidate.
Super PACs may raise unlimited amounts of money and spend unlimited amounts of money to advocate for or against politicians. They must report their donors and they are not allowed to contribute directly to the campaigns of political candidates.
Hybrid PACs are able to accept money and contribute directly to candidate campaigns under the same guidelines as regular PACs as well as enjoying the benefits of super PACs as long as the funds between the two PAC structures are not mixed.

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