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Top 5 MIT Donors to John McCain’s Campaign

Data from the Federal Election Commission shows that some MIT employees have given extensively to the presidential campaigns. Numbers include money given in the primaries and during the general election. The FEC caps campaign donations to $2,300 for each primary and general election. PAC donations are capped at $5,000 per year.

Donor Occupation Amount
Eric R. Cosman ’63 Professor Emeritus, Physics Dept. $4,600
Edward B. Roberts ’57 Professor, Sloan School $4,300
Cyrus F. Gibson Senior Lecturer, Sloan School $1,000
Richard C. Larson ’65 Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering Dept. $1,000
Tina A. Nolte PhD ’08 PhD, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science; Employee, McKinsey & Co. $1,000