WASHINGTON – Senator Berny Sanders of Vermont raised $ 18.2 million. During his first six weeks of his presidential bid, his campaign was announced on Tuesday, demonstrating financial strength, indicating his status as one of the largest investors in spreading the democratic field
Sanders received almost 900,000 Contributions from 525,000 Individual Donors, said campaign manager Fayz Shakir at a conference call with journalists. The average donation was $ 20 compared to $ 27 in Mr. Saunders' presidential campaign in 2016.
Shakir said that 88% of the funds raised came from donors, giving $ 200 or less.
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Ms. Harris campaign said Monday morning that it raised $ 12 million in the first quarter, and Mr. Buttigheig announced early on Monday that he collected more than $ 7 million. Both candidates entered the race in January, a few weeks before Mr. Sanders announced his candidacy.
Another terrible financier, a former representative of Beto O'Rourke of Texas, has not yet announced his total amount for the quarter. Candidates for the presidential election must inform the Federal Electoral Commission by April 15 about raising funds in the first quarter.
Sanders started the race with a huge donor base that he developed during the 2016 presidential election when he raised over $ 200 million. After jumped up in the race of February 19, he quickly reminded his rivals of his great successors, collecting $ 5.9 million in the first 24 hours and a total of $ 10 million a week.