Democrat Campaigns Pay Black And Hispanic Staffers Less Than Whites


Why am I not the least bit surprised by the news that Democrat campaigns pay black and Hispanic staffers less than their white counterparts? I’ll bet they pay women less than men, too.

Democratic federal-level campaigns are paying minority staffers significantly less than their white counterparts, according to a study from the New Organizing Institute (NOI).

“African American staffers on Democratic federal-level campaigns are paid 70 cents on the dollar compared to their white counterparts; Hispanics are paid 68 cents on the dollar,” writesEthan Roeder, executive director of NOI.

The study finds that although Republican campaign staffs hire a disproportionately high number of white men, the income disparities between racial groups are not nearly as pronounced as on Democratic campaigns. (Read More)