Ann Howland Doerr, Woodside, CA
$3,038,625 to winners, $41,200 to losers
Ann Howland Doerr is the wife of Silicon Valley venture capitalist John Doerr. She graduated from Rice University in 1975, where she earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees in electrical engineering. She is a registered Democrat, an environmental activist and a trustee of the New York-based Environmental Defense Fund. In addition to political donations, she has made major charitable contributions to educational and environmental organizations.
Total contributions: $3,137,425
List of contributions
Source: Contribution data from National Institute on Money in State Politics
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