NATIONAL VFB (Feb. 20, 2019) — According to the Wall Street Journal, more than 225,000 Bernie Sanders supporters donated over $5.9 million to the Vermont Senator’s campaign in the 24 hours following his announcement that he was running for President.
Bernie Sanders raised $5.9 million in the first 24 hours of his presidential announcement, far outpacing Democratic rivals and some of the biggest fundraising days of his 2016 run https://t.co/yJreatHHEG
— The Wall Street Journal (@WSJ) February 20, 2019
Remarkably, Sanders reached the nearly 6-million mark with an average donation of $27, an indicator of the extent of his non-corporate, grassroots people support.
NEWS: @BernieSanders announces he's raised $5.9 million online in the first 24 hours since his presidential announcement. 225,000 individual donors. Average donation of $27.
— Ken Thomas (@KThomasDC) February 20, 2019
.@BernieSanders announces that in the first 24 hours after his 2020 launch he’s raised $5.9 million from 223,047 individuals.
— Sahil Kapur (@sahilkapur) February 20, 2019
Sanders’ people support could not be ignored — even cable network MSNBC and others reported on his historic start.
Just in: Bernie Sanders raised more than $5.9 million from more than 220,000 donors in the first 24 hours since he announced his campaign.
— Holly Otterbein (@hollyotterbein) February 20, 2019
With 620+ days until the general election against Donald Trump on November 3, 2020, this race will be won with the support of the people, for the people, by the people.
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