Democratic party attracts far more technologists than Republicans, according to Nate Silver

Democratic party attracts far more technologists than Republicans, according to Nate Silver

Nate Silver has presented an intriguing argument in his latest blog post for The New York Times that describes the huge gap in technology talent between the Democrats and Republicans. Silver looks at the contributions that technology companies such as Google and Apple have made to both political campaigns, showing that both overwhelmingly contributed money towards Obama’s re-election campaign. The President received $219,516 from Apple employees compared to Mitt Romney’s $22,719. In fact, when looking at the ten companies featured on Fortune’s “most admired companies” — which includes the likes of Amazon, Netflix, and IBM — Obama took home 83 percent of all the donations made to the two campaigns. Silver believes that…

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Democratic party attracts far more technologists than Republicans, according to Nate Silver

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