According to the Virginia Public Access Project, author John Grisham donated an additional $25,000 to Virginia Democratic gubernatorial nominee Terry McAuliffe’s campaign on October 29. This new donation brings the total of Grisham’s contributions to McAuliffe’s 2013 campaign to $75,000.
Breitbart News reported last week that Grisham donated $25,000 on March 28, 2013 and another $25,000 on September 18, 2013 to the McAuliffe campaign.
Grisham, a lifelong Democrat who served as a member of the Mississippi House of Representatives from 1983 to 1990, lives part of the year in North Garden, an exclusive residential area near Charlottesville, Virginia.
Grisham’s latest book, Sycamore Row, was released on October 22, and is ranked as the #9 bestseller on Amazon.
Grisham’s novels have sold well over 250 million copies. Several, including The Firm, The Pelican Brief, The Client, and The Rainmaker, have been made into movies. His estimated net worth is $200 million.
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