U.S. Democratic presidential candidate O'Rourke raises $3.6 million in second quarter

By Ginger Gibson WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke raised $3.6 million in the second quarter, according to his campaign, a lackluster haul for a candidate once considered a fundraising juggernaut. O'Rourke raised $9.4 million in his first two weeks running for president in the first quarter, but then saw his fundraising dry up as he failed to gain traction in the polls

Reuters July 16, 2019 07:06:29 IST
U.S. Democratic presidential candidate O'Rourke raises $3.6 million in second quarter

US Democratic presidential candidate ORourke raises 36 million in second quarter

By Ginger Gibson

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke raised $3.6 million in the second quarter, according to his campaign, a lackluster haul for a candidate once considered a fundraising juggernaut.

O'Rourke raised $9.4 million in his first two weeks running for president in the first quarter, but then saw his fundraising dry up as he failed to gain traction in the polls.

(Reporting by Ginger Gibson; Editing by Leslie Adler)

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