Obama Nearing 3 Million Donations, Raises $31 Million In April
The Huffington Post May 20, 2008 09:27 PM
ABC News reports:
Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill., hauled in $31.9 million in April (including $600,000 for the general election) to continue his battle for the Democratic nomination against Sen. Hillary Clinton, D-NY, ABC news was first to report tonight. Obama out-raised Clinton -- who raised close to $22 million -- by almost $10 million.
Two hundred thousand new donors joined Obama's effort last month.
Obama has an mighty $37.3 million on hand with $9.2 million tucked away for the general election.
Here's the full breakdown via the Obama campaign:
By the numbers....
New donors in April: 200,000
94% of contributions were under $200
93% of contributions were $100 or less
77% of contributions were $50 or less
52% of contributions were $25 or less
Number of donors to the Obama campaign overall at the end of April: 1.475 million
Number of contributions given: 2,929,000 million
Average donation: $91
Amount raised in April: $31.3 million (plus an additional $600,000 for the general election)
Cash on Hand: $37.3 million (plus an additional $9.2 million for the general election)
Tuesday, May 20, 2008