Dead People Donated Nearly $600k In To Campaigns Since 2009

Wake Up America – by Susan Duclos

In recent years we have seen ample examples of the dead walking, so to speak, right into voting booths and voting in elections, but now we come to find out that they don’t just vote in congressional and presidential elections, they also donate money.

According to an analysis of Federal Election Commission filings, thirty-two people listed as “deceased” have contributed more than $586,000 to congressional and presidential candidates and political parties since Jan. 1, 2009.  

Evidently people active in elections are allowed to bequeath money to politicians and parties but there are restrictions andcontribution limits those donations must comply with.

Currently, an individual cannot donate more than $5,200 to a federal candidate during an election cycle and no more than $32,400 to a political party each year.

There is a lawsuit pending in an federal appellate now to overturn those restrictions and limits.

Definitely two different ways to look at this. On one hand, a person should be able to do what they want with their money and leave it to who they want.

On the other hand, should somebody no longer with this world, be able to influence elections for the living?


One thought on “Dead People Donated Nearly $600k In To Campaigns Since 2009

  1. If you’re too dead to vote, then you’ve got no business contributing to political campaigns either.

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