Did Joe Biden draw more pharmaceutical industry contributions than his opponent in 2020?

Thursday, November 19, 2020
By Esther Tsvayg

Donors in the pharmaceutical industry contributed $6.3 million to the 2020 campaign of Joe Biden, nearly four times more money than they channeled to Trump, who took in $1.59 million, based on data through Oct. 23.

At the Congressional level, pharmaceutical political action committees channeled $6 million to Republicans and $3.7 million to Democrats during the 2020 election cycle.

The pharmaceutical industry has historically favored Republican candidates, who have received 64% of the industry's contributions since 1990.

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