2020 longshot Castro campaign staff in New Hampshire, South Carolina fired

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MANCHESTER, N. H. – democratic presidential candidate Julian Castro has fired his campaign staff in New Hampshire and South Carolina, two of the first four early voting States in the primary and caucus nomination of the season.

The former San Antonio, Texas, mayor, who later served as housing Secretary in President Barack Obama’s Cabinet will now focus on his campaign on Iowa, the starting shot for the nomination calendar, and Nevada, the voices of third parties. The news – first reported by Politico – was confirmed early Tuesday by Fox News, a source close to the Castro campaign. The small bars in New Hampshire, and South Carolina were named on Monday.


The move by the Castro campaign comes just a few days after Friday announced that it brought in $ 800,000 in the last 10 days of October, get Castro had said was necessary in order to continue his uphill bid for the democratic nomination.

But to achieve this goal, the steep fundraising hurdle of the campaign. encounters do not delete, Castro, who has launched his longshot bid last December, often illuminated by his underdog status as he runs for the nomination against many of the much better-known and better-financed competitors.

Castro took the stage for the first four rounds of the Democratic presidential primary debates, but has yet to qualify for the fifth round, which will be held on Nov. 20 in Georgia. The candidate has achieved, the individual donor threshold, but remains short of reaching the polling criteria.

In a fundraising E-Mail warned on Monday, Castro campaign officials to the fact that their candidate was in danger, that the debate stage and said that she “IMMEDIATELY start to display digital”, to help you clinch “is in need of the most recent surveys Julian to qualify.”


Castro, the only Latino among the major Democratic White house hopefuls, now its remaining resources to pour into Iowa, where he starts a five-figure ad buy on Tuesday and Nevada. He will also focus on his native Texas, which votes on Super-Tuesday, just after the early voting States. The other Texan in the nomination race, former Rep. Beto O ‘ Rourke, ended his White house bid, on Friday.

Castro increased to approximately $3.5 million during the July-September the third quarter of fundraising, but spent nearly $4 million in the same period. Castro has only received $670,000 cash on hand at the beginning of October, but raised $1 million in the last month.

Democratic presidential candidate Julian Castro, the characters of the famous wooden-eggs, as he headlines “politics and eggs” in the New Hampshire Institute of Politics in Manchester, NH in January 2019

Eyebrows were raised in New Hampshire in the last days of Castro’s campaign had yet to schedule a date for their candidate to file in person his name is on the first-in-the-nation presidential primary ballot. The source close to the campaign said it was unclear whether Castro the file in person.


The move by Castro, following a similar move made last week by Sen. Kamala Harris. The California Democrat, bleeding campaign cash, drastically cut your staff in New Hampshire and closed all their offices in the first primary state, as she continues to focus all your resources on Iowa.

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