Sen. Kamala Harris said on Monday that her presidential campaign in 2020 has raised $ 12 million in the first three months of this year, which puts high expectations of what the wave of Democrats will have to do to compete in the overcrowded presidential race. has collected around 218,000 individual installments for the first quarter of 2019, which ended on March 31st. Harris began his presidential campaign on Jan. 21, and said is raising funds only for the primary . 19659003] The campaign also said that about half of the fundraising amount comes from digital donations, with an average online contribution of $ 28.
Harris's announcement also did not include "cash", which is how much the senator has in the bank and how much he spent on raising $ 12. million Presidential campaigns are allowed to submit a quarterly report to the Federal Electoral Commission by April 15, which will also include their cash.
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Harris's announcement also included that about 11,000 of the individual contributions came from lecturers. The senator announced a plan for the end of last month to drastically increase the primary teacher's salary across the country by about $ 13,500 for the average teacher who campaigned as "the largest federal teacher investment in history "National Network of hundreds of thousands of supporters of ordinary people has stepped up to lay the foundations for a win-win campaign," Harris's campaign manager Juan Rodriguez said in a statement. "This is a people-driven campaign … We are excited about the support we already see." From the start of his campaign in his native state of California, Harris traveled around the big countries on a turn [19459010 including Iowa, New Hampshire and South Carolina, and spoke in several city halls on issues, which are important to her as a legalization of marijuana and "Medicare for all". hours after Pete Battijg, the mayor of South Bend, Indiana, announced that his presidential bid in 2020 collected about $ 7 million for the same period from 158,550 donors . Buttigieg has not included his money by hand. Although Harris Announces a High Barrier for Fundraising, she will compete with candidates such as Senator Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) And former Representative Beto O'Rourke (D-Texas) gathered around $ 6 million within the first 24 hours of launching their campaigns.
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