Hillary Clinton snags $4 million online

Hillary Clinton snags $4 million online

Summary: Digital Markets Blog presidential campaign 2008 special series on what I am calling “User Generated Politics”“Hillary for President” is already celebrating a victory, a presidential campaign fundraising one.Clinton ‘double-team’ in race for campaign millions last week has paid off, to the tune of $36 million, so reports Hillary Clinton for President Exploratory Committee, with $4.

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Digital Markets Blog presidential campaign 2008 special series on what I am calling “User Generated Politics”

“Hillary for President” is already celebrating a victory, a presidential campaign fundraising one.

Clinton ‘double-team’ in race for campaign millions last week has paid off, to the tune of $36 million, so reports Hillary Clinton for President Exploratory Committee, with $4.2 million of the campaign kitty raised on the Internet.

Since launching her campaign January 20, Clinton has raised $26 million in new receipts; $10 million was transferred from her 2006 senate reelection account.

Here’s the breakdown:

80% of the contributions were $100 or less,

Contributions received from residents of all 50 states (plus Washington, DC),

$4.2 million raised on the internet (including $1 million in a week during the One Week, One Million campaign, and nearly $600,000 online in the 36 hours preceding the deadline),

50,000 donors

The Clinton campaign is touting the “staggering number” of the “historic response,” noting in March of 1999, incumbent Vice President Al Gore reported (only)  $8.9 million for his first quarter.

Clinton Campaign manager Patti Solis Doyle pledges to “make even more history” going forward. In other words, even more money for Hillary for President.

How did the other candidates fare the first fundraising quarter?

John Edwards is thanking his online contributors, all 37,124 of them. John Edwards for President reports $3,288,935 received on the Internet through March 31, 2007.

The Associated Press reports on candidates’ fundraising results disclosed publicly to date: Edwards raised more than $14 million since the beginning of the year; Joseph Biden had total receipts close to $4 million for the quarter, including less than $2 million transferred from his Senate campaign account.

Barack Obama has not revealed his campaign’s fundraising numbers to the public. He is cited:

I think that we should meet people's expectations. More importantly, I think we will have raised enough money to make sure we can compete for the next quarter and beyond.

Principal campaign committees of presidential candidates report to the Federal Election Commission fundraising achieved through March 31, first quarter 2007, in official filings by April 15.

Clinton, Edwards, Obama…second quarter 2007 campaign fundraising efforts are already well underway.

ALSO: Google wants Presidential candidates and their money and Hillary Clinton, Democrats lead Republicans in Web race to the White House and Google wins big as Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama battle 

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  • Where did she get it?

    Did she answer one of those nigerian letters? Or did she win the UK lottery?
    danengl
  • Hillary Ruinham Clinton Clinton

    It takes more than money to get to the White House. The People have forgotten her first 8 years in office with her doormat Bill. She definitely has an uphill battle, and she will smooth talk the United States of America all the way up. I hope she falls on her devious,NOW, and Socialist face.
    chuck97
  • Re: Hillary

    http://www.analogstereo.com
    swe_forum