Search results for ‘the 2020 election’

  • Non-profit

    First Draft News

    First Draft News was a collective of left-wing media organizations that pushed for news publications to implement guidelines for sourcing and presenting information to combat so-called “misinformation.” Founded in 2015, the collective included tech giant Google and the foreign-affairs publication Bellingcat. First Draft shut down in 2022 and handed
  • Person

    Sureel Sheth

    Sureel Sheth is a mergers, acquisitions, and major investor advisor for technology companies. He is a general partner with JMI Equity, a venture capital and business advising firm with offices in the Washington, D.C. area and California. He also sits on the board of directors of the Center for
  • Movement

    The Twitter Files

    In late November 2022, billionaire Twitter owner and CEO Elon Musk announced he would be releasing “The Twitter Files on free speech suppression.” He allowed six independent journalists, many of them with left-leaning backgrounds, access to internal Twitter documents and communications covering a period beginning in 2016 when
  • Non-profit

    Faith In Action Nevada

    Faith In Action Nevada (formerly Acting Community Together in Organizing Northern Nevada) is a left-of-center organization that advocates on issues such as higher government spending on welfare and liberal expansionist immigration policy. The organization is a coalition of faith-based congregations and activists. In 2016, the organization joined with other left-of-center
  • Person

    Maribeth Witzel-Behl

    Maribeth Witzel-Behl is the City Clerk of Madison, Wisconsin, and a member of the advisory committee of the left-of-center election administration group Center for Tech and Civic Life (CTCL).
  • Non-profit

    Leadership Fairfax

    Leadership Fairfax, originally a project of the Fairfax County Chamber of Commerce, is a left-of-center professional development organization based in Fairfax, Virginia. Background Leadership Fairfax was founded in 1987 by the Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce (now known as the Fairfax County Chamber of Commerce) and was later registered as
  • Person

    Susan Mandel

    Susan Mandel the wife of hedge fund manager Stephen Mandel. The Mandels have used their fortune to help support Democratic Party causes, such as donating over $8 million to help Democrat candidates during the 2020 election cycle and an additional $2 million to American Super PAC The Lincoln
  • For-profit

    Pacific Market Research (PMR)

    Pacific Market Research (PMR) is a firm based in Renton, Washington that conducts studies, develops strategies, and provides other services to businesses, nonprofit organizations, and government agencies. The firm lists health-care providers, educational institutions, and municipal authorities among its featured clients and in its sample case studies.
  • For-profit


    Patagonia is an apparel company known for its activism, including donating 1 percent of its revenue to more than 1,000 nonprofits. 1 Though Patagonia is best known for supporting environmentalist causes, the company also
  • Person

    Yvon Chouinard

    Yvon Chouinard is the socialist billionaire founder and former owner of Patagonia, a sportswear apparel company known for its environmentalist activism, including donating 1 percent of annual revenue to philanthropic causes. In 2022, Chouinard and his family relinquished control of the company to a trust and a nonprofit that are
  • Political Party/527

    Puro Political Pari (PPP)

    Puro Political Pari (PPP) is a left-of-center activist organization that was founded in 2019 to “take out the Republican Party” by organizing “Hispanics, Latinos, and Latinx voters” in states including Arizona, Texas, and Florida.
  • Political Party/527

    Restoration PAC

    Restoration PAC is a political action committee (PAC) that campaigns against Democratic candidates and in support of Republican candidates. During the 2020 general election, it spent more than $19.7 million to support President Donald Trump’s unsuccessful reelection campaign.
  • Non-profit

    Restoration of America

    Restoration of America (formerly Restoration Action) is the advocacy arm of the right-of-center Restoration PAC. According to The Daily Beast, following the 2020 election, Restoration of America has spent millions of dollars on ads opposing Democratic Congressional incumbents and on its subsidiary, Voter Reference Foundation, which advocates for election
  • Non-profit

    Georgia Shift

    Georgia Shift is a left-of-center voter turnout group that works to increase voter turnout among youth and communities of color in Georgia. 1 Georgia Shift is led by Jordan Johnson, a former staffer of
  • Person

    Richard Uihlein

    Richard (Dick) Uihlein is the founder of Uline and a major Republican donor. In the 2021-2022 election cycle, Uihlein and his wife, Elizabeth Uihlein, contributed $60 million to Republican candidates and PACs, making them the largest Republican donors.
  • Person

    Ken Griffin

    Ken Griffin is the billionaire founder of Citadel and a right-of-center political donor. In the 2022 election cycle, Griffin donated $60 million to political candidates and PACs, making him the third-largest overall donor behind Richard Uihlein and George Soros.
  • Non-profit

    Moms for America

    Moms for America is a right-leaning education advocacy organization. 1 Moms for America says it is committed to the principles of the Constitution and the Declaration of Independence.
  • Political Party/527

    College Republican National Committee

    College Republican National Committee (CRNC) is an organization consisting of college and university students across the United States who support the Republican Party. Originally founded at the University of Michigan in 1892 as the American Republican College League,
  • For-profit

    Dr. Bronner’s Magic Soaps

    Dr. Bronner’s Magic Soaps is a personal hygiene business that endorses left-of-center spirituality, social and economic change, and the legalization of cannabis, magic mushrooms, and other psychedelic plants and fungi. 1
  • Labor Union

    Wisconsin Farmers Union (WFU)

    Wisconsin Farmers Union (WFU) is a union representing 2,200 families and 28 local chapters. 1 WFU is a member of the National Farmers Union. WFU supports left-of-center political positions, including a variety of subsidies