Deb Haaland for Congress Raises Nearly $300k in Just Three Months
Momentum is building behind Deb Haaland in her race to make history for New Mexico as the nation's first Native American Congresswoman. The campaign today announced it raised nearly $300,000 in the first quarter of 2018, doubling their previous quarter. The momentum comes on the heels of endorsements by 350 Action, the National Organization of Women, the Congressional Black Caucus PAC, Valerie Jarrett, and many more. It also comes as national media attention has begun to focus on the race, with profiles in the New York Times, PBS, Huffington Post, and NowThis.
Watch Deb Haaland talk about the importance of this historic moment, and the importance of a bold progressive platform that puts people before corporate profits in her interview with NowThis here.
Today's announcement marks a huge shakeup of the race, breaking all records for quarter one fundraising for Congress in New Mexico.
Deb raised over $192k in March 2018 alone, adding 1,330 new donors this quarter. The most anyone has raised in one quarter with personal loans to their campaign in this race is $209k and without $189k.
Key initial numbers from the first financial quarter:
- Quarter one donations raised: $296,259
- Cash on Hand: $345,000
- Total raised: $682,000