Quantcast

Candidate Romney raises $14 million in latest quarter

By Reuters
Friday, October 14, 2011 9:27 EDT
google plus icon
800px-Mitt_Romney_by_Gage_Skidmore
 
  • Print Friendly and PDF
  • Email this page

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney raised more than $14 million for his presidential campaign in the third quarter ended September 30, his campaign said on Friday.

Expectations had been that Romney and the other candidates in the 2012 election would pull in less cash than in the three months ended in June, when Romney pulled in $18 million.

The third fund-raising quarter is typically weak, largely due to the summer vacation season.

President Barack Obama’s campaign reported raising $70 million in the third quarter, including funds raised for the Democratic National Committee.

Romney is among the leaders in the race for the Republican nomination to oppose Obama’s bid for re-election next year.

(Reporting by Patricia Zengerle and Kim Dixon, editing by Jackie Frank)

mochila insert follows

(image by Gage Skidmore via Wikimedia Commons)

Reuters
Reuters
Reuters.com brings you the latest news from around the world, covering breaking news in business, politics, technology, and more.
 
 
 
 
By commenting, you agree to our terms of service
and to abide by our commenting policy.
 
Google+