Democrats have raised more than $300 million in small-dollar donations for candidates and progressive causes since Justice Ruth Bader GinsburgRuth Bader GinsburgRuth Bader Ginsburg leaves us with belief in the ideal of ‘We the People’ Trump, Biden in virtual tie among North Carolina and Georgia voters: poll GOP senators confident Trump pick to be confirmed by November MORE’s death, an ActBlue spokesperson told The Hill on Monday.
ActBlue had already announced that Democratic candidates had received more than $91 million in 28 hours after the Supreme Court announced Ginsburg’s death on Sept. 18.
Swing Left, a Democratic group that aims to flip the Senate to Democratic control, told The Hill that it has raised more than $2.6 million for Senate candidates and more than $1.7 million for state legislative races since Ginsburg’s passing.
The group says that, for the entire election cycle, it has raised more than $18 million from grassroots donors.
Catherine Vaughan, the co-executive director of Swing Left, told CNN that donations usually ramp up closer to Election Day, but the justice’s death sparked a flood of contributions.
GiveGreen, an organization that supports environmentally friendly candidates, told CNN it has received more than $37 million to support its candidates as of Monday morning. More than $18 million is designated for Democratic presidential nominee Joe BidenJoe BidenNew Biden campaign ad jabs at Trump’s reported 0 income tax payments Biden campaign sells ‘I paid more income taxes than Trump’ stickers Trump, Biden have one debate goal: Don’t lose MORE’s campaign, and more than $12 million is marked for House and Senate races.
ActBlue reported record donations — $6.3 million in one hour and $70.6 million in one day — following Ginsburg’s death. The previous hourly record reached slightly more than $4 million, and the previous daily record hit $42 million.
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