Kansas City Business Magazine: Amit Raizada featured in “How Will They Vote”

Kansas City Business Magazine: Amit Raizada featured in “How Will They Vote”

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Kansas City editors gathered data from sources including the Federal Election Commission (FEC) to project how Kansas City’s most influential business leaders will vote next month. The top maps indicate how total donations have been distributed as of press time. Below, find out exactly who’s showing support, and for which side.

 

David Lockton | Chairman of the Board, Locton Companies: Romney

 

Paget Alves III | Chief Sales Officer, Sprint: Obama

 

William Bradley | Executive Vice President, NIC: Obama

 

James Ferrell | Chairman, Ferrellgas: Romney

 

Clark Hunt | Chairman and CEO, Kansas City Chiefs: Romney

(He’s donated the max to Tim Pawlenty, Rick Santorum and Mitt Romney during this election cycle, along with $20,000 for the National Committee)

 

Henry Herrmann | CEO and Chairman of the Board, Waddell & Reed: Romney

 

James Nutter | President and CEO, James B. Nutter & Co.: Obama

 

Julia Kauffman | CEO, Muriel McBrien Kauffman Foundation: Romney

 

Roshann Parris | President and CEO, Parris Communications: Obama

(Parris donates time to plan and prepare White House trips and appearances.)

 

Stephen Metzler | President and CFO, Metzler Bros. Insurance: Obama

 

Scott Tucker | Entrepreneur: Romney

 

Michael Haverty | CEO, Kansas City Southern Railway: Romney

 

Fred Merrill Jr. | President, Merrill Companies: Romney

 

Thomas McDonnell | Chairman and Former CEO, DST Systems: Romney

(McDonnell retired from his top post abruptly in September, and will make about $70 million after he leaves for stock, back pay and other compensation.)

 

Landon Rowland | Chairman Emeritus, Jannus Capital Group: Obama

 

Amit Raizada | Managing Principal and CEO, Spectrum Business Ventures: Romney

 

John Sherman | Chairman and CEO, Inergy: Obama

 

Clif Illig | Vice Chairman and Co-founder, Cerner: Romney

 

The Koch Brothers | Majority Owners, Koch Industries: Romney

(David and Charles Koch, majority owners of the multinational corporation Koch Industries, have firmly planted themselves against the president, putting tens of millions of dollars into super PACs.)

 

George Brett | Kansas City Royals: Romney

(The Royals legend has supported Republicans historically, and is even good friends with radio behemoth and former director of promotions for the Royals, Rush Limbaugh.)

 

David O’Reilly | Chairman of the Board, O’Reilly Auto Parts: Romney

 

Thomas Ward | CEO, Russell Stover Candies: Romney

 

Tom Watson | Pro Golfer: Romney

 

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Democrats: 24% – $2,673,861

Republicans: 72% – $8,003,700

 

Democrats: 31% – $10,627,302

Republicans: 61% – $20,816,456

 

Source: These predictions are based off information compiled from data provided by the Federal Election Commission.