Biden campaign reeled in staggering amount of ‘dark money’ during 2020 election, smashing previous record

President Biden received a record-breaking amount of donations from “dark money” donors during the 2020 election cycle, despite his party’s long-held belief that such money should be more severely regulated.

Biden’s campaign was pushed to victory in part thanks to $145 million in dark money, a type of political donation where the donor and source of the money are not disclosed, which dwarfed former President Donald Trump’s $28.4 million in dark money raised.

Biden’s dark money haul was also enough to pass the previous record set by Utah Sen. Mitt Romney’s 2012 presidential campaign, which raised $113 million in dark money.

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