Social media comments and anecdotal evidence suggest that techies in India tend to support Donald Trump. Partly because of his strong anti-China stand. But their counterparts in the US – often in the very same companies – are putting their money behind Trump’s Democratic rival, Joe Biden, in the upcoming US election.
The top ten contributors among tech companies have donated a total of $42 million this time to election funding, of which $32 million, or 76%, went to the Democrats.
Most of the contributions are routed through what are called political action committees (PACs) within companies. The contributions are by employees on a voluntary basis, and are not from corporate funds.
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