U.S. Senator Cory Booker's campaign revealed on Sunday that the New Jersey Democrat raised $ 5 million in the two months he announced his candidacy for president – $ 2 million less than South Bend, Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg.
Booker sent an email to supporters Sunday sharing it when his federal election report becomes public later this month, the campaign will report having more than $ 6.1 million available. The booker note said the number exceeded its target for the campaign's first match in the first quarter of the campaign.
Hans press secretary Sabrina Singh tweeted that the average online contribution to the campaign was 34 and 82 percent of donors had never given money to Booker's previous campaigns.
The campaign has not yet revealed the number of individual donors. One of the ways democratic candidates can get in the primary debate phase is to have 65,000 donors from 20 states, including at least 200 unique donors per year. State.
While the first quarter of fundraising ended March 31
Candidates with strong numbers released their totals early.
It included Buttigieg, who was relatively unknown nationally until recently, and who has not officially announced that he is driving. Still, he has brought $ 7.1 million. Sen. Bernie Sanders, who runs for president the second time, raised $ 18.2 million, most of any democratic candidate. Late. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) Earned $ 12 million and former rep. Beto O & R; Rourke raised $ 9.1 million.
The only democrat who has reported and made less money than Booker is entrepreneur Andrew Yang, who earned $ 1.7 million from 80,000 donors.