Patricia A. Stryker, Fort Collins, CO
Coloradan Pat Stryker and her siblings control Stryker Corp., a multi-million dollar medical supply company inherited from their grandfather. In 2002, Stryker spent $3 million to defeat a Colorado ballot initiative that would have ended bilingual education in the state. Stryker donates large sums to Democratic candidates and party committees.
Total contributions: $3,016,722
Source: Contribution data from Center for Responsive Politics, National Institute on Money in State Politics and Colorado Secretary of State
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