Sen. Kirsten GillibrandKirsten GillibrandUnder pressure, Democrats cut back spending The Memo: Cuts to big bill vex Democrats Progressives push back on decision to shrink Biden's paid family leave program MORE's (D-N.Y.) presidential campaign raised $3 million in the first quarter of 2019, her spokesperson announced Sunday, putting her behind other senators who are also running for the White House in 2020.
Gillibrand's campaign ended the quarter with $10.2 million in cash on hand, the spokesperson, Meredith Kelly, said in a tweet.
“These fundraising totals mean Kirsten can continue to grow her operation in early states in ambitious ways, focused on introducing her to voters, building strong relationships and earning support in living rooms, tap rooms, coffee shops and college campuses,” Kelly added.
NEWS: In Q1, Kirsten Gillibrand raised $3M & ends quarter with $10.2M Cash on Hand.— Meredith Kelly (@meredithk27) April 14, 2019
This ranks her TOP FOUR for money in the bank at this early stage of the campaign.
And the campaign's growth since officially launching on March 17th is very exciting.
Gillibrand's first-quarter fundraising fell well short of fellow Sens. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) and Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth WarrenOn The Money — Democrats eye tough choices as deadline looms Under pressure, Democrats cut back spending Progressives push back on decision to shrink Biden's paid family leave program MORE (D-Mass.), who have also announced 2020 presidential bids. Sanders raised more than $18 million, Harris raised more than $12 million and Warren raised $6 million in the first three months of the year.
Sens. Cory BookerCory BookerProgressives push back on decision to shrink Biden's paid family leave program Emanuel to take hot seat in Senate confirmation hearing Senate GOP signals they'll help bail out Biden's Fed chair MORE (D-N.J.) and Amy KlobucharAmy KlobucharGOP blocks Senate Democrats' revised elections bill Progressives push back on decision to shrink Biden's paid family leave program The Hill's 12:30 Report - Presented by Altria - Biden holds meetings to resurrect his spending plan MORE (D-Minn.), who are also running for the White House, each raised more than $5 million during the period.
Former Rep. Beto O'RourkeBeto O'RourkeSupport for governors sliding in states without vaccine mandates: survey Abbott bans vaccine mandates from any 'entity in Texas' Abbott disapproval rating up 8 points to 59 percent in San Antonio area: poll MORE (D-Texas) had a haul of $9.4 million and South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete ButtigiegPete ButtigiegEmanuel to take hot seat in Senate confirmation hearing The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Uber - Build Back Better items on chopping block Buttigieg says delay in climate action will cost lives amid reports of Manchin roadblock MORE, who is expected to announce his presidential candidacy on Sunday, raised more than $7 million in the first quarter.