Yep, you read that right: A businessman and GOP megadonor gave big bucks to an obscure Texas-based super PAC that typically backs Republicans.
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While Florida is on track to be the most expensive senate race this cycle, Montana and North Dakota have the highest cost per vote.
In the most expensive midterms ever, the cost per vote in one congressional race was north of $200.
Two recent funders of a super PAC backing candidate Steve Greenfield are the brother of the New York Republican Party chairman and a Texas GOP congressman.
Rep. Greg Walden of Oregon is in a safely Republican district. But as a staunch opponent of net neutrality who chairs the committee overseeing the FCC, his campaign has continued to be rewarded with telecom cash.
A coalition including national money-in-politics groups Every Voice and the public policy organization Demos, as well as good-government groups Reinvent Albany and major labor unions, rallied last week in support of a ballot initiative that seeks to strengthen New York City's campaign finance system.
Georgia is home to four private prisons, and, unlike Kemp, Democratic candidate Stacy Abrams wants to get rid of them.
Meanwhile, six people from outside of South Dakota account for $150,000 of the roughly $400,000 that the support campaign raised.
Two of the biggest Republican megadonor families have donated millions to save Florida gubernatorial candidate Ron DeSantis.
Their campaigns say that donations and campaigning for Democratic candidates have increased since the late September cutoff.