Large Individual Donor Funding of Super PACs, 2012

Large Individual Donor Funding of Super PACs, 2012

Of all money Super PACs raised from individuals in the 2012 cycle, 94.1 percent came in contributions of at least $10,000— from just 1082 individuals, or 0.00035 percent of the American population. More than half (57.1 percent) of individual Super PAC money came from just 47 people giving at least $1 million. These same 47 people were responsible for 42.1% of all the money Super PACs raised for the cycle (counting contributions from both individuals and organizations).