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Wed May 16, 2018, 10:45 AM

Democratic Small Donor Group Close to Raising a Massive $1 Billion For 2018 Midterms

Source: Mediate


by Ken Meyer | 9:16 am, May 16th, 2018

As America gets closer and closer to the 2018 midterm elections, it appears Democrats will be going in with a substantial war chest if ActBlue’s fundraising numbers are any indication.

The fundraising tech company announced that they have raised $783 million since January 2017 — the month of President Donald Trump‘s inauguration — to support pro-left causes and candidates in the upcoming midterm elections.






While the 2016 election came with an overall price tag of approximately $6.5 billion, ActBlue’s $783 million is already more than what Hillary Clinton spent on her presidential campaign. Obviously, that just goes to show money isn’t everything in politics, but it also shows Democrats are giving it all they’ve got in hopes for a blue wave to sweep through Congress.

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Read more: https://www.mediaite.com/online/democrat-small-donor-group-close-to-raising-a-massive-1-billion-for-2018-midterms/

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Reply Democratic Small Donor Group Close to Raising a Massive $1 Billion For 2018 Midterms (Original post)
DonViejo May 2018 OP
SWBTATTReg May 2018 #1
beachbum bob May 2018 #2
NewJeffCT May 2018 #7
dalton99a May 2018 #3
UCmeNdc May 2018 #4
NewJeffCT May 2018 #5
PaulX2 May 2018 #6
workinclasszero May 2018 #8

Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Wed May 16, 2018, 11:06 AM

1. Great news!!!! nt

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Wed May 16, 2018, 11:06 AM

2. Democrats need every penny and more...

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Response to beachbum bob (Reply #2)

Wed May 16, 2018, 01:14 PM

7. Yes

the $1 billion will help offset The Koch Brothers, Sheldon Adelson and others.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Wed May 16, 2018, 11:51 AM

3. Great start. GOTV costs money

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Wed May 16, 2018, 12:25 PM

4. Use Some of it to combat Russian dis-information campaigns.

Or better yet use the internet to put out your own disinformation messages.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Wed May 16, 2018, 12:48 PM

5. great news

Hopefully the surge in fundraising continues

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Wed May 16, 2018, 01:08 PM

6. I Have Act Blue Express

Faster

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Wed May 16, 2018, 01:26 PM

8. Awesome!

GO DEMS!

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