Biden raises $6.3min first 24 hours of campaign | The Daily Star
12:00 AM, April 28, 2019 / LAST MODIFIED: 12:06 AM, April 28, 2019

Biden raises $6.3min first 24 hours of campaign

US Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden raised $6.3 million in the first 24 hours of his campaign, providing a stronger showing than any of his rivals. Biden, 76, brought in the bulk of that haul through smaller contributions, his campaign spokesman TJ Ducklo wrote on Twitter, with 97 percent of those donations under $200. He bested the rest of the Democratic field in first-day fundraising, including Bernie Sanders, who raised $5.9 million, and Beto O’Rourke, who brought in $6.1 million. To qualify for the first debate in June, candidates need to receive donations from 65,000 different donors. Biden reached that mark in the first 12 hours of his campaign.

 

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