Hedge Funds Are Long Democrats This Year

Their donations to Democratic candidates amount to more than seven times the amount given to Republicans.

(Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg)

(Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg)

Eight hedge fund honchos, or their spouses, so far have donated almost $70.5 million to Democrats and liberal groups in the 2020 election cycle — more than seven times the amount donated to Republicans by hedge fund execs.

These big spenders are among the top 100 donors this cycle, according to the Center for Responsive Politics, which calculated the donations as of June 22.

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