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The Money Behind Vermont's Political Campaigns


Want to know who is spending the most money in Vermont's elections? We've dug through the data and linked the contributions of individuals, their families and their businesses to show which people and organizations are spending the most on Vermont candidates through mid-October.

Credit Aaron Shrewsbury / VPR

Artwork by Aaron Shrewsbury.

Also of note: 

Altria, among the world's largest tobacco companies, contributed at least $17,580 to Republican candidates and causes.

Pharmacies and Pharmaceutical companies, including Eli Lilly, Merck, CVS and Walgreens contributed at least a combined $37,200, almost entirely to Republican candidates and causes.

Telecommunications companies, including Dish Network, Comcast, and AT&T contributed at least a combined $22,000 to candidates and causes from both parties.

The total amount of campaign contributions reported to the Secretary of State's office by October 15 , 2018 was $5,099,996. 

Download the data VPR retrieved from the Vermont Secretary of State and the contributions included in the graphic above.

Special thanks to Aaron Shrewsbury for the artwork.

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