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10 Tech Companies Halting Political Contributions Following U.S. Capitol Riot

Gina Narcisi

Some of the country’s largest tech and telecom companies are suspending or completely ending their political donation activity in the wake of the riots at the U.S. Capitol last week. Here are the companies that have come forward.

Verizon

Carrier giant Verizon revealed that like several of its carrier competitors, it too would be halting donations to Republicans who voted to object to the certification of Electoral College votes last week.

“We will be suspending contributions to any member of Congress who voted in favor of objecting to the election results,” Verizon said on Monday.

Basking Ridge, N.J.-based Verizon’s PAC donated to Cruz’s senate campaign as recently as last year.

 
Gina Narcisi

Gina Narcisi is a senior editor covering the networking and telecom markets for CRN.com. Prior to joining CRN, she covered the networking, unified communications and cloud space for TechTarget. She can be reached at gnarcisi@thechannelcompany.com.

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