Klobuchar raises $1M within 48 hours of launching 2020 bid

Amy Klobuchar

Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar's campaign says the Democrat raised more than $1 million in the 48 hours after launching her presidential bid.

Posted: Feb 13, 2019 11:55 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) — Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar's campaign says the Democrat raised more than $1 million in the 48 hours after launching her presidential bid.

Klobuchar kicked off her candidacy Sunday during a snowy rally in Minneapolis. Her campaign says the money was raised from "online and grassroots supporters."

She is one of the few Democrats running for the presidency who has voluntarily released early fundraising figures.

California Sen. Kamala Harris did better than Klobuchar when she launched her campaign last month. She raised an eye-popping $1.5 million online in the first 24 hours, collecting an average donation of $37 from more than 38,000 people.

Fundraisers say the ability to raise small-dollar contributions online will be crucial during the Democratic primary, which could top 20 candidates.

Article Comments

Mason City
Clear
56° wxIcon
Hi: 75° Lo: 55°
Feels Like: 56°
Albert Lea
Scattered Clouds
57° wxIcon
Hi: 74° Lo: 56°
Feels Like: 57°
Austin
Clear
59° wxIcon
Hi: 76° Lo: 58°
Feels Like: 59°
Charles City
Clear
55° wxIcon
Hi: 74° Lo: 55°
Feels Like: 55°
Rochester
Overcast
57° wxIcon
Hi: 73° Lo: 55°
Feels Like: 57°
Tracking a nice start to the weekend with storms returning overnight Sunday
KIMT Radar
KIMT Eye in the sky

Latest Video

Image

Chris' PM Weather Forecast 8/23

Image

Senator Jodi Ernst continues her statewide tour

Image

Pannekoeken is set to open in a new location

Image

Mayo Nurse Exchange Program

Image

Second Chance at a Healthy Smile

Image

Bus Stop Shelter

Image

Tackling Traffic Congestion

Image

Back To School Eye Exam

Image

School Bullying

Image

Raising Money For Immigrant Children

Community Events