Bernie Sanders raised $25.3 million in three months
Why It Matters:
Senator Sanders' presidential campaign said they raised $25.3 million, mostly from small contributors, the largest 2019 quarter for a Democratic presidential candidate to date. Sanders's ability to tap into progressive grassroots has allowed his campaign to surge in fundraising while other Democratic presidential candidates struggle to even reach the party’s qualifications for making the November debate.
Tale of the Tape:
According to the Sanders campaign the average donation was $18.
Sanders campaign says they received 1.4 million donations.