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Carly Fiorina

$24.3M raised (Out)

Republican, former Hewlett Packard CEO

Fiorina's small donor game has improved after strong debate performances. With a net worth between her and her husband of $59 million, she's turned to self-funding in a previous bid for elected office.

Ted Cruz

Ted Cruz

  • Candidate, U.S. Senator (R-Texas)
  • $500,00 donated by Cruz super PAC

One of the stranger notes in the July 2015 disclosure: some money from Cruz super PAC Keep the Promise I went toward Carly for America, Fiorina's super PAC. Apparently, Robert Mercer’s much larger donation to Cruz had a small portion earmarked for Fiorina.

Carly Fiorina

Carly Fiorina

  • Candidate, former Hewlett-Packard CEO

In her 2010 Senate campaign, Fiorina put $6 million of her own money into the effort. In this race, her net worth ranks third, next to Trump and Clinton, meaning dipping into her own pockets might be an option.

Robert Mercer

Robert Mercer

  • Hedge fund manager
  • $500,000 donated to Carly Fiorina this cycle
  • Top issues
  • Deregulating Wall Street

The hedge fund manager was far more generous toward Ted Cruz, putting $11 million toward a super PAC for the Texas senator. But $500,000 of that went to Fiorina ... through a Cruz super PAC.

Jerry Perenchio

Jerry Perenchio

  • Media mogul
  • $1.6 million donated to Carly Fiorina this cycle

Perenchio is the former chairman of Spanish language broadcaster Univision. In 2014, he bequeathed his $500 million personal collection to the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. He’s also known for organizing the Ali-Frazier fight in 1971.

Paul Singer

Paul Singer

  • Hedge fund manager
  • Top issues
  • Deregulating Wall Street

Hedge fund manager Paul Singer is one of the GOP's most-sought-after donors and very influential on Wall Street. Like Robert Mercer, his second choice seems to be Fiorina. He was more generous toward Rubio.

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