Money Gap Among Democrats Grows as Inslee, Castro and Gillibrand Report Small Hauls
The politics world awaited the total for Beto O’Rourke, whose campaign started strong in March but has since lagged behind other leading contenders.
Booker's super PAC raised only $1.125 million. But its founder Steve Phillips told me and
last December he had $4 million in commitments then. Of the $1.125 million, $1 million came from Phillips's wife. Here's what he says now:
The Q2 fundraising figures so far: Buttigieg: $24.8 million Biden: 21.5 Warren: 19.1 Sanders: 18 Harris: 12 ... Inslee: 3 Castro: 2.8 Bennet: 2.8 Yang 2.8 Gillibrand 2.3 Bullock 2 Hickenlooper: 1.15 Ryan .9 The big mystery: Beto O'Rourke
It is 8 pm on filing day and Beto O'Rourke campaign hasn't said a peep. In April, they blasted out their figures on April 3 — 12 days ahead of the deadline.
Gillibrand spent $4.2 million and raised $2.3 million. Her campaign is subsisting off the money she transferred from her Senate bid. She still has $8.2 million cash on hand — likely more than anyone else polling where she is polling.
The Democratic fundraising race: Pete Buttigieg raised $24.8 million in the last quarter, followed by Joe Biden, who raised $21.5 million; Elizabeth Warren, $19.1 million; Senator Bernie Sanders, $18 million; and Senator Kamala Harris, nearly $12 million.
Beto O’Rourke’s Fund-Raising Falters as 2020 Democrats Announce Finances