How 10 of America’s Biggest Brands Divvy Up Their Donations to Democrats and Republicans

As the election cycle heats up, how blue (or red or purple) are these behemoths?

City skyline with blue and white money flying
You might expect most big companies would get behind Republicans, but many major brands funnel more money to Democrats. Illustration: Trent Joaquin; Source: Getty Images

Now that the winter holidays are over and the dregs of the New Year’s champagne have been poured out, Americans have little choice but to turn their weary heads to this year’s presidential race. And with the electorate more ideologically divided than any time since the Vietnam era, it comes as little surprise that both political camps are building up immense war chests. In the last three months of 2019 alone, the GOP pulled in $154 million. That same quarter, the five leading Democratic candidates reported they raised $115 million.

@UpperEastRob Robert Klara is a senior editor, brands at Adweek, where he specializes in covering the evolution and impact of brands.