As Statista's Anna Fleck reports, to date, he has offered up a hefty $128.5M to the Democratic party. Other big spenders include Elizabeth & Richard Uihlein, the founders of a shipping and packaging company, who spent a combined $70.2M on the Republican party campaign, and hedge fund manager Kenneth Griffin, who spent $65.9M, also on the Republican side. While Soros has spent far and away the most of any individual - at least double the next in line - as Statista's chart shows, most of this year’s top 8 mega donors are Republicans. The following chart shows a roundup of the top mega donors in the U.S., based on FEC data researched by The Washington Post.
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A range of personalities appear on this top roundup, from hedge fund managers to tech entrepreneurs. At only 30 years old, Sam Bankman-Fried is the youngest to make it onto the list, after having made millions off of cryptocurrency investments. Meanwhile, according to NPR, more than $1.6 billion in funding on TV ads has come from so-called “dark money groups” vying to boost GOP Senate candidates’ chances.