Bernie Sanders Raisers $43.5 Million In February
Senator Bernie Sanders has outraised his rival Hillary Clinton in February, making this second month in a row that he’s done so.
“In all, Sanders has raised just under $140 million, powered by nearly 2 million donors who have repeatedly fed the campaign with small contributions online. Clinton, who this month secured her 1 millionth donor, has brought in nearly $161 million overall for her bid,” The Washington Post reported.
Both he and Clinton have been emphasizing the importance of their small-time donors, with Sander’s donors giving an average of $27 and Clinton’s giving an average of “less than $100.”
The Hill reports:
Clinton raised more than $30.1 million in February, her campaign announced on Sunday.
Sanders also spent more than Clinton. He spent $40.9 million during the month, compared with $34.3 million spent by Clinton’s campaign.
Sanders started March with just $17.2 million in the bank, while Clinton began the month with about $31 million in cash on hand.
Sanders’ campaign has raised nearly $140 million from about 2 million contributors, according to The Washington Post.
Clinton has raised about $161 million overall from about 1 million contributors.