Russ Feingold
Press Release

Russ For Wisconsin Off To Strong Fundraising Start

Six weeks after announcement, Feingold has raised over $2.2 million

By - Jul 1st, 2015 08:13 am

Middleton – In the latest demonstration of broad support and political strength, Russ Feingold‘s campaign announced that it raised over $2.2 Million for the 2nd quarter. Aided by thousands of grassroots donors, Feingold reached this level of support despite only entering the race on May 14.

Feingold expects to report nearly $2 Million in cash on hand for the campaign on the FEC reports to be filed in July.

“I’m honored by the support we’ve seen in the early weeks of this campaign,” said Feingold. “I’ve always listened to the people of Wisconsin, and I’ve always fought for their priorities. Now I’m happy to have thousands of them working side by side with us in our campaign.”

By The Numbers – Russ for Wisconsin’s 2nd quarter fundraising

  • Raised over $2.2 million.
  • Will report nearly $2 million cash on hand.
  • Over 10,500 individual donors from across the state of Wisconsin.
  • 69 percent of Russ’s donations were for $25 or less.
  • Donors from all 72 counties within the first five days of the campaign.

“We’re off to a great start in this campaign,” said campaign manager Tom Russell. “Russ is traveling the state to hear the concerns of people from all 72 counties this year. We’re putting together the resources needed for a winning campaign. But most importantly we’re already working with thousands of Wisconsinites to make a real difference in 2016.”

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