Klobuchar campaign says it raised $5.2M in first quarter

Sen. Amy KlobucharAmy Jean Klobuchar2020 Democrats react to 'send her back' chants at Trump rally Democrats warm to idea of studying reparations Bullock makes CNN debate stage 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 Sanders2020 Democrats react to 'send her back' chants at Trump rally Cardi B posts message of support for Ilhan Omar #IStandWithIlhan trends after crowd at Trump rally chants 'send her back' 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 Harris2020 Democrats react to 'send her back' chants at Trump rally Biden's health care gaffe shows he's not ready for prime time The Hill's Morning Report - Trump seizes House impeachment vote to rally GOP 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 ButtigiegThe Hill's Morning Report - Trump seizes House impeachment vote to rally GOP 2020 Democrats adapt to changing social media landscape Trump blasts 2020 Dems during campaign rally 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 Booker2020 Democrats react to 'send her back' chants at Trump rally The Hill's Morning Report - Trump seizes House impeachment vote to rally GOP Democrats warm to idea of studying reparations 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.