PRESS RELEASE from Hillary
Clinton for President Exploratory Committee, Inc.
April 1, 2007
Contact: Press Office
CLINTON REPORTS $36 MILLION IN
TOTAL RECEIPTS FOR FIRST QUARTER
Total includes $26 million raised
since Jan 20, $10 million transferred from successful senate reelection
Hillary Clinton’s campaign today announced it will report $36 million
in total receipts for the first fundraising quarter, which ended March
31, 2007. The staggering number reflects the strength of support for Clinton
from every walk of life and every part of America.
“We are overwhelmed by the tremendous enthusiasm and historic response
this campaign has received so far,” campaign manager Patti Solis Doyle
said today. “Going forward we are poised to continue this success and make
even more history.”
Specifically, the campaign noted several key numbers demonstrating the
overwhelming depth and breadth of Clinton’s support:
$26 million raised in new receipts since launching her campaign on January
80 % of the contributions were $100 or less.
$4.2 million raised on the internet (including $1 million in a week during
the One Week, One Million campaign, and nearly $600,000 online in the 36
hours preceding the deadline)
$6 million in total grassroots donations (internet plus direct mail and
50,000 donors (tens of thousands of them new donors)
Contributions received from residents of all 50 states (plus Washington,
$10 million transferred from Senator Clinton’s successful senate reelection
In March of 2003, the highest total reported by a Democratic campaign
in its first-quarter fundraising report was $7.4 million and the top four
candidates combined raised just over $23 million. In March of 1999,
incumbent Vice President Al Gore reported $8.9 million for his first quarter.