×
Newsmax TV & Webwww.newsmax.comFREE - In Google Play
VIEW
×
Newsmax TV & Webwww.newsmax.comFREE - On the App Store
VIEW
Tags: 2020 Elections | bernie sanders | fundraising

Bernie Sanders Got $25 Million Boost From Donors in January

senator bernie sanders
Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt. (Steven Senne/AP)

Thursday, 06 February 2020 07:00 AM

Sen. Bernie Sanders says he raised a whopping $25 million in January and will use his presidential campaign's flush bank account to increase television and digital advertising in 10 states.

The Vermont independent spent $50 million during the final three months of 2019 and finished the year with $18.2 million in cash on hand, putting him in a stronger position than many of his rival candidates even before his latest bonanza last month. Partial results show Sanders in a near tie for first with Pete Buttigieg, the former mayor of South Bend, Indiana, in Monday's leadoff Iowa caucuses.

New Hampshire holds its primary next Tuesday.

Sanders' campaign manager Faiz Shakir announced Thursday that his candidate will immediately increase staffing in states that vote during the Democratic primary's Super Tuesday, on March 3. The campaign also plans to spend $5.5 million on television and digital ads in eight new states voting then: Arkansas, Colorado, Massachusetts, Minnesota, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Utah.

And Sanders will expand ad buys the campaign already made in California and Texas, the two largest states voting on Super Tuesday.

"Bernie's multiracial, multigenerational, people-driven movement for change is fueling 2020's most aggressive campaign for president," Shakir said in a statement, saying the campaign is "in a strong position to compete in states all over the map."

January was the Sanders campaign's best fundraising month to date, featuring donations from 648,000 people, including 219,000 new donors, the statement said. Since announcing his presidential campaign in February 2019, Sanders has raised more than $121 million, built on donations from more than 1.5 million people. That total doesn't include an additional $12.7 million in transfers all made in 2019 from Sanders' other federal accounts, the campaign said.

© Copyright 2021 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.


Newsfront
Sen. Bernie Sanders says he raised a whopping $25 million in January and will use his presidential campaign's flush bank account to increase television and digital advertising in 10 states.
bernie sanders, fundraising
288
2020-00-06
Thursday, 06 February 2020 07:00 AM
Newsmax Media, Inc.
Join the Newsmax Community
Register To Comment Login To Comment
Please review Community Guidelines before posting a comment.
 
TOP

Newsmax, Moneynews, Newsmax Health, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, and Newsmax World are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
© Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved
NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
© Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved