Elon Musk does not hide it: He will wield his media influence and financial power in the midterm elections in November
Tesla's charismatic and whimsical chief executive has more than 103.3 million Twitter followers
giving him a massive platform and megaphone to sway public opinion and influence potential voters.
Musk has also pledged to personally spend $20 million to $25 million to support his favorite candidate in the presidential election.
The serial entrepreneur's fortune is estimated at $268 billion as of Aug. 15, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index.