2020 Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders announced Tuesday that he has raised $18.2 million from more than 900,000 individual donations since launching his campaign on Feb. 19.
Sanders raised $5.9 million in the first 24 hours after announcing his candidacy. His campaign told reporters on a press call that he has $28 million cash on-hand thanks to transfers from pre-existing funds, and that out of 525,000 contributors, 20% are new.
For comparison, Sen. Kamala Harris announced Monday she raised $12 million in the first quarter from 218,000 individual donations, while South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg said he has raised $7 million from 158,550.
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