The Georgia Senate runoffs marked the most expensive U.S. Senate races in history, as per OpenSecrets.org, the nonprofit organization which tracks the money raised and and spent by political candidates.
The organization says that nearly $470 million was spent in the race between David Perdue and Jon Ossoff, and about $363 million was spent in Kelly Loeffler vs. Raphael Warnock.
If we take a closer look at the name of the top five campaign donors for the Republican candidates, there are some familiar names.
The incumbent Kelly Loeffler, who lost her seat to Democratic leader Raphael Warnock, was heavily supported by Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) - Get Report. Loeffler, 50, was once a CEO of Bakkt, the Exchange's subsidiary. The International Exchange donated $127,300 to her campaign.
"Think I’m gone put together an ownership group for the The Dream. Whose in?," NBA star Lebron James tweeted.
Loeffler is notorious for opposing the Black Lives Matter movement.
The home improvement retailer contributed $51,513 to Kelly Loeffler and $164,646 to David Perdue.
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