Data shows Twitter employees donate more to Democrats by wide margin

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A stunning 99 percent of online political contributions made by Twitter employees in 2021 went to Democrats, according to Federal Election Commission data.

Twitter workers made 561 contributions through Actblue, the Democratic Party-linked payments processor, vs. just eight through its Republican counterpart, WinRed.

“The one percent shocks. They have somebody who actually gave to the GOP. I’m stunned,” cracked Dan Gainor of the Media Research Center, the non-profit conservative watchdog.

The 561 contributions made through Actblue in 2021 totaled $14,848.98.

“Their day to day actions also contribute to that political party,” Gainor said of Twitter staffers, who have been accused of censoring conservative commentary. “There was a time when you could give to one political party and still be fairhanded, but that time is long past.”

Outside online gifts made through Actblue, several Twitter executives wrote large personal checks, the data show.

Twitter chief financial officer Ned Segal gave the legal maximum — $5,800 — to Rep. Conor Lamb (D-Pa.).

Executive Seksom Suriyapa gave $5,800 to Rep. Ro Khanna (D-Calif.), records show

Staff attorney 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 is running for U.S. Senate in Pennsylvania, according to the data.

The largest donation to a Republican: $250, went to anti-Trump Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-Ill.) from former finance VP Rich Sullivan.

Twitter did not return a request for comment.

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