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Biden tops Sanders, O’rourke for the largest fundraising haul out of the gate

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Joe Biden’s presidential campaign announced on Friday it has raised $6.3 million in the 24 hours after the former Vice-President of the statement early on Thursday that he has for the White house.

The campaign cash haul is slightly larger than the $5.9 million sen Bernie Sanders brought in his first day as a 2020 candidate in February, and $6.1 million, former Rep. Beto O’rourke of Texas hauled in during his first 24 hours as a White House contender in March.

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Biden’s campaign touted in an E-Mail fundraising, the supporters that 97 percent of the online donations of under $200 and that the average online donation was $41. The campaign also pointed out that the contributions came from all 50 States.

The campaign also showed that 96,926 people “chipped in” on the first day.

The Sanders campaign highlighted, in February, 223,047 persons, the contributions during the Vermont independent’s first day as a democratic presidential candidate, with the average donation of around $27 per person.

Before Sanders, the record for a first day haul under the 2020 Democratic contender Sen. Kamala Harris of California, was one brought in more than $1.5 million during its first 24 hours as a candidate in January.

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Fundraising is regarded as an important barometer of candidate strength is the popularity of the campaign. Campaign cash can be used by a candidate to an organization to build and hire staff, increase voter outreach efforts, travel, and the discovery of the ads.

Biden spent the first night in his third bid for the White house at a fundraiser at the suburban Philadelphia home of David Cohen, a senior Executive of Comcast Corp., and a former Democratic operative.

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