Last month, Barack Obama blew everyone away when he announced that his campaign had raised $ 36 million in January.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Democrat Barack Obama has raised a record $55 million in February for his presidential campaign.
The amount eclipses rival Hillary Rodham Clinton’s own substantial fundraising for the month.
The campaign’s announcement comes two days after Obama lost three out of four primaries to Clinton. Clinton’s victories stopped his winning streak and extended the race into an unpredictable future.
More than $54 million of the February money was for the primary election. It was the second fundraising record set by Obama. He raised $36 million in January, more than any other presidential candidate who has ever been in a contested primary.
That’s $ 91 million dollars over two months.
An average of $ 1,516,666.67 per day.
That’s a total of $ 48.5 million over two months, or $ 808,333.33 — just a little more than 50% off Obama’s pace.
* Contributors: 727,972
* First Time Contributors: 385,101
* Total Contributors – Campaign to Date: 1,069,333
* More than $45 million raised online in February
* More than 90% of online donations were $100 or less
* More than 50% of online donations were $25 or less
* More than 75% of online donors in February were first-time online donors
* More than a third of those new online donors in February went on to engage in volunteer activity on My.BarackObama.com (planning their own offline events, making phone calls from home, joining local grassroots volunteer groups)
There going to need all of this and more over the next seven weeks.