A shocking 99 p.c of on-line political contributions made by Twitter staff in 2021 went to Democrats, in keeping with Federal Election Fee knowledge.
Twitter staff made 561 contributions by Actblue, the Democratic Celebration-linked funds processor, vs. simply eight by its Republican counterpart, WinRed.
“The one p.c shocks. They’ve any person who really gave to the GOP. I’m shocked,” cracked Dan Gainor of the Media Analysis Heart, the non-profit conservative watchdog.
The 561 contributions made by Actblue in 2021 totaled $14,848.98.
“Their everyday actions additionally contribute to that political celebration,” Gainor mentioned of Twitter staffers, who’ve been accused of censoring conservative commentary. “There was a time when you might give to at least one political celebration and nonetheless be fairhanded, however that point is gone.”
Exterior on-line presents made by Actblue, a number of Twitter executives wrote massive private checks, the information present.
Twitter chief monetary officer Ned Segal gave the authorized most — $5,800 — to Rep. Conor Lamb (D-Pa.).
Government Seksom Suriyapa gave $5,800 to Rep. Ro Khanna (D-Calif.), information present
Workers lawyer Evan Stern gave $2,900 to Sen. Mark Kelley (D-Az.) and Sen. Raphael Warnock (D-Ga.), plus $2,900 to Dem John Fetterman, who’s operating for U.S. Senate in Pennsylvania, in keeping with the information.
The biggest donation to a Republican: $250, went to anti-Trump Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-Ailing.) from former finance VP Wealthy Sullivan.
Twitter didn’t return a request for remark.