Klobuchar campaign says it raised $5.2M in first quarter

Sen. Amy KlobucharAmy Jean KlobucharKlobuchar: 'Don't think' there are reasons to investigate Mueller probe's origins Klobuchar: Trump plan doesn't deal with 'comprehensive immigration issue' Buttigieg condemns 'voices on Fox' for spreading 'fear' and 'lies' ahead of town hall appearance MORE (D-Minn.) announced on Monday that her presidential campaign raised more than $5.2 million in the first quarter of 2019.

That fundraising haul brings the Minnesota Democrat’s first-quarter total to more than $8 million, including $3 million she raised last year during her Senate reelection campaign, her campaign said.

She ended the first quarter of the year with about $7 million in cash on hand.

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About 85 percent of donations to Klobuchar’s 2020 campaign were less than $100. The average online grass-roots contribution was just $40, her campaign said.

Klobuchar’s first-quarter fundraising haul is one of the smaller figures disclosed so far.

Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersButtigieg defends appearing on Fox News: Many Americans don't hear Dems' message Buttigieg: The future 'is personal' for me Donald Trump, president for life? We need term limits now MORE’s (I-Vt.) campaign announced last week that the progressive firebrand had raised more than $18 million since announcing his candidacy in February. And Sen. Kamala HarrisKamala Devi HarrisButtigieg defends appearing on Fox News: Many Americans don't hear Dems' message De Blasio pitches himself as tough New Yorker who can take on 'Don the con' Buttigieg condemns 'voices on Fox' for spreading 'fear' and 'lies' ahead of town hall appearance MORE (D-Calif.) said she raised $12 million in the first quarter.

Two other candidates, former Rep. Beto O’Rourke (D-Texas) and South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete ButtigiegPeter (Pete) Paul ButtigiegButtigieg jokes about holding town hall same night as 'Game of Thrones' finale Buttigieg defends appearing on Fox News: Many Americans don't hear Dems' message Buttigieg on Trump tweets: 'I don't care' MORE, announced fundraising totals of $9.4 million and $7 million, respectively.

But Klobuchar’s fundraising total outpaced some of her other opponents, including Sen. Cory BookerCory Anthony BookerDe Blasio pitches himself as tough New Yorker who can take on 'Don the con' Sanders pledges to only nominate Supreme Court justices that support Roe v. Wade From dive bars to steakhouses: How Iowa caucus staffers blow off steam MORE (D-N.J.), who announced on Monday that he raised $5 million in the first three months of 2019.

Several other Democratic presidential contenders have yet to release their first-quarter fundraising hauls.

Candidates have until April 15 to report their first-quarter finances to the Federal Election Commission, but some campaigns choose to disclose figures early as a show of political strength and momentum.