Geek Bucks in Politics


Reason contributor Declan McCullagh wades into the data to find out who techies are giving their money to in the presidential contest so far. Overall, Sen. Barack Obama (D-Ill.) seems to have a slight lead among Democrats, with Mitt Romney ahead on the Republican side.

Some of the more interesting findings:

Contributions listing Google as employer:
Clinton (D): 13
Obama (D): 22
Giuliani (R): 1
Romney (R): 0

Contributions listing Microsoft as employer:
Clinton (D): 10
Obama (D): 18
Giuliani (R): 1
Romney (R): 5

Contributions listing occupation as "entrepreneur":
Clinton (D): 11
Obama (D): 27
Giuliani (R): 9
Romney (R): 42