The Oscars may have some suspense this year, but the political affinities of the nominees are hardly surprising.
The Sunlight Foundation examined the political giving habits of major nominees and found all of them had a history of support to Democrats. The sole exception may be Mike De Luca, co-producer of “Moneyball,” who gave to the National Republican Senatorial Committee in 2004 but more recently gave to Kamala Harris, California’s attorney general and a rising star in the Democratic party.
The top donor among all nominees, again to little surprise, was Jeffrey Katzenberg, whose DreamWorks Animation is responsible for “Kung Fu Panda” in the animated feature category. Also atop the list if Steven Spielberg, director of “War Horse,” nominated for best picture.
Sunlight’s full list is here.