While Condemning ‘Dark Money,’ Democrats Funnel Huge Amounts of Anonymous Cash into 2024 Election, Outpacing Republicans

A new review of financial documents shows Democrats are pouring more money than ever into 2024 political campaigns, especially in close races.

Since 2018, that amount has steadily increased in comparison to Republican spending. By 2020, the parts of the country that supported Joe Biden for president constituted 71 percent of the country’s GDP.

Much of the “dark money” — including illegal foreign contributions — cannot be identified since it is often funneled through corporations or 501(c)4 nonprofits that are not required to identify their donors.

Although 28 states passed laws banning so-called “Zuckerbucks”— enormous contributions from third-party donors like Meta/Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan to largely Democratic election officials — the tech mogul is expected to find ways around those laws, contributing instead to operatives to accomplish similar activities.

In 2020, the Zuckerbergs contributed $419 million to election officials, the recipient counties of which went to Democrats versus Republican officials at a nearly-perfect rate of 23 out of 25.

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