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Americans Elect’s Sole Donor Makes the Top Ten 527 Cash List

The Center for Responsive Politics just released its list of the Top 10 biggest contributions by private individuals to Section 527 political groups in the 2nd quarter of 2010.

Rounding out the list:

#10 Peter Ackerman, former Wall Street investor and now in the leadership of the recent 527 group Americans Elect (formerly Unity08): $400,000 to Americans Elect

3 thoughts on “Americans Elect’s Sole Donor Makes the Top Ten 527 Cash List”

  1. Tom says:

    Must be nice to be able to throw around more than i’ll make for the remainder of my time on earth to some political campaign (or a yacht). The wealthy and their monetary access to power is not true government.

  2. Hendrix says:

    #1 Wayne Hughes, founder of Public Storage: $1,300,000 to American Crossroads
    I just had to see what #1 was up to…
    it’s one of Karl Rove’s projects.
    http://www.factcheck.org/2010/08/american-crossroads/

    Regressive groups dominate the CRP’s list of big donors.

    1. Jim says:

      Great idea to look into that, Hendrix. Can anyone identify others in the top ten?

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