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United States of America — Republican PartyCandidate for President

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Ted Cruz

Attorney & Elected Official
211,574 votes (9.5%)
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Profession:Attorney & Elected Official
Senator, U.S. Senate — Elected position (2013–current)
Partner, Morgan, Lewis, & Bockius LLP (2008–2013)
Adjunct Professor, University of Texas School of Law (2004–2009)
Solicitor General, State of Texas — Appointed position (2003–2008)
Director, Office of Policy Planning, Federal Trade Commission (2001–2003)
Coordinator, Department of Justice, Bush-Cheney Transition Team (2000–2001)
Associate Deputy Attorney General, U.S. Department of Justice (2001–2001)


Harvard Law School J.D. (1995)
Princeton University B.A., public policy (1992)

Who gave money to this candidate?


Total money raised: $92,387,360

Top contributors that gave money to support the candidate, by organization:

Employees of United States Department of Defense
Employees of Woodforest National Bank
Employees of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher
Employees of United States Postal Service
Employees of Morgan Lewis and Bockius LLP

More information about contributions

By State:

Texas 36.49%
California 10.04%
Florida 5.05%
New York 2.92%
Other 45.49%

By Size:

Large contributions (61.65%)
Small contributions (38.35%)

By Type:

From organizations (0.21%)
From individuals (99.79%)
Source: MapLight analysis of data from the Federal Election Commission.

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