The numbers behind the tech community's support for Hillary Clinton
November 08, 2016
When Bloomberg asked famed venture capitalist Marc Andreessen why he supported Democrat Hillary Clinton over Republican Donald Trump in this year’s presidential election, he said, “Is that a serious question?”
That exchange took place in June, but Silicon Valley’s political leanings haven’t changed much since. With the conspicuous exception of Peter Thiel, who’s donated more than $1 million to Trump’s campaign, the tech world is overwhelmingly financially supportive of Clinton.
Here’s a breakdown of some of the notable tech figures who've made donations during this year's election cycle...