Former Vice President Joe Biden’s campaign has just released the donation numbers for his first 24 hours as an official candidate: he’s beat every other 2020 candidate.
The Biden campaign says it took in $6.3 million in the first 24 hours.
The stats don’t disappoint either.
97% of donations were under $200.
Online donations averaged $41.
96,926 people donated.
Pundits are saying the numbers are impressive given the Biden organization did not have the infrastructure in place, especially compared to Sen. Bernie Sanders.
Some quick comparisons of first 24 hours donation numbers (we’re adding to this, check back shortly):
Beto O’Rourke: $6.1 million
Bernie Sanders: $5.9 million
Kamala Harris $1.5 million
Amy Klobuchar: $1 million
Elizabeth Warren: Did not officially release
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