Democratic presidential candidate Bernie SandersBernie SandersDemocrats hope to hold Big Oil 'accountable' On The Money — Will the billionaire tax survive Joe Manchin? Democrats cutting paid leave from spending deal amid Manchin opposition MORE' campaign has raised more than $5.2 million in the 18 hours since the polls closed Tuesday night in New Hampshire.
The campaign's average donation in that time frame was just $34, his campaign said in a release Wednesday. The $5.2 million beat Sanders' previous record for most money raised in less than a day.
Sanders crushed rival Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonTrump to attend World Series Game 4 in Atlanta Pavlich: Democrats' weaponization of the DOJ is back Mellman: The trout in the milk MORE in the New Hampshire primary on Tuesday. During his victory speech, he urged people to donate to his campaign.
“I'm going to hold a fundraiser right here, right now, across America,” Sanders told the crowd at his victory speech in Concord, N.H.
“My request is please go to BernieSanders.com and contribute. Please help us raise the funds we need, whether it's $10 bucks, $20 bucks, or $50 bucks. Help up us raise the money we need to take the fight to Nevada, South Carolina, and the states on Super Tuesday.”
Sanders has been outraising Clinton of late. In January, his campaign raised $20 million, ahead of Clinton's $15 million.