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Who in Silicon Valley is Backing Hillary, Bernie?

With four months to go before the Democratic National Convention, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders are furiously raising cash to finance their campaigns.

Clinton raised about $29.5 million in March, with more than half of her donations coming online from grassroots contributors. A review of last month’s donors reveals only a handful of bold-faced Silicon Valley names, among them Twitter Chairman Omid Kordestani, Google research director Peter Norvig, and Facebook’s Open Graph chief, Michael Steven Vernal.

The financial sector remains an outsized backer of Clinton’s presidential bid, contributing some $21 million to her campaign and outside groups working on her behalf, according to the non-partisan Center for Responsive Politics. The electronics sector doesn’t even make it to the Top 10.

Sanders, meanwhile, is seeing broad support among Silicon Valley’s tech workers — with employees of Google parent Alphabet, Apple, Amazon, Microsoft and AT&T ranking in the top 10 of the Vermont senator’s supporters, based on the Center for Responsive Politics’ analysis of campaign contributions.

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