Which Companies Buy Elections? A Scary State-By-State Map.

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Here's a handy little map about where the biggest donations came from in your state during the 2012 elections.

You might want to dig a little deeper (for example, where it says "Energy," are we talking oil and gas or wind and solar?). To find out more, there's a handy little link below where you can dig and poke to your heart's content.

Spoiler: Oil and gas gave 5x as much as alternative energy in some states.

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