Person

Marc Merrill

Occupation:

Co-Chairman and Co-Founder of Riot Games

Marc Merrill is a video game businessman who co-founded Riot Games, the developer behind the mobile game League of Legends. He is also a supporter of left-leaning campaign regulations and liberal political candidates.

Career

Marc Merrill is the co-founder and co-chairman of Riot Games, the video game developer best known for League of Legends. [1]

Politics and Advocacy

Merrill is a supporter of left-leaning campaign finance regulations, sitting on the boards of Unite America and Represent.Us. [2][3] Merrill also sits on the boards of City Year Los Angeles and the Seal Family Foundation. [4]

Merrill donated $550,000 to Unite America in 2019, after donating $125,000 to the Unite America Election Fund in 2018. Merrill has also donated $25,000 to People Over Politics. Merrill contributed to several Senate and Congressional campaigns, including those of Rep. Max Rose (D-NY), Neal Simon (I-MD), Craig O’Dear (I-MO), and Margaret Stock (I-AK). [5]

References

  1. “Marc Merrill.” Unite America, 2020. Accessed March 4, 2020. https://www.uniteamerica.org/team-members/marc-merrill. ^
  2. “Marc Merrill.” Unite America, 2020. Accessed March 4, 2020. https://www.uniteamerica.org/team-members/marc-merrill. ^
  3. “About.” RepresentUs, 2020. Accessed March 8, 2020. https://represent.us/about/. ^
  4. “Marc Merrill.” Unite America, 2020. Accessed March 4, 2020. https://www.uniteamerica.org/team-members/marc-merrill. ^
  5. “Individual Contributions: Marc Merrill.” Federal Election Commission. Accessed March 4, 2020. https://www.fec.gov/data/receipts/individual-contributions/?contributor_name=marc%20merrill. ^

Connected Organizations

  1. Unite America (Political Party/527)
    Board Member and Major Donor
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