Sanders raises $18 million from 900,000 small dollar contributions in 6 weeks

Sanders raises $18 million from 900,000 small dollar contributions in 6 weeks

WASHINGTON — In a showing of unprecedented grassroots support, Bernie 2020 today announced a record quarterly fundraising haul of $18 million raised over just 41 days, leaving upwards of $28 million in available campaign funds. The campaign received 900,000 individual contributions from every state, territory and Congressional District of the country at an average donation of just $20.

Compared to the 2016 campaign, the average contribution is even lower with a higher number of contributions, outpacing our own record of hitting 900,000 donations in just 41 days, versus 146 days in 2016.

Other numbers to note:

  • A majority of donors are 39 years old or younger
  • Almost 100,000 registered Independents and 20,000 Republicans have contributed
  • 99.5 percent of donations are $100 or less
  • 88 percent of the money raised comes from people who have given $200 or less
  • 99.99 percent of donors can give again
  • 99.6 percent of the money raised came online
  • 0 fundraising events held

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