Steve Bullock raises $2 million for 2020 bid in second quarter, campaign says

Steve Bullock raises $2 million for 2020 bid in second quarter, campaign says
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Montana Gov. Steve BullockSteve BullockTrump tweets, rally chant dominate Sunday shows as president continues attacks Sunday shows - Fallout over Trump tweets Bullock: I would not have endorsed health care for undocumented immigrants on debate stage MORE (D) raised $2 million for his 2020 White House in the second quarter of 2019, his campaign said Friday. 

The Democrat entered the crowded race in May and only had about a month and a half to raise the money. 

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"Since announcing his campaign in mid-May, Governor Bullock received grassroots support from all 50 states and raised over $2 million, without the transfer of other funds," said campaign manager Jenn Ridder in a statement.

"It's clear Governor Bullock's message of winning back places Democrats lost in 2016 and ending dark money's corrupting influence will resonate in early states like Iowa and New Hampshire, and he will continue working to earn every vote," she added. 

Bullock's total is comparable to that of some other candidates, such as Sen. Michael BennetMichael Farrand BennetDemocrats, advocacy groups urge Pompeo to abolish new 'unalienable rights' commission Democratic strategist predicts most 2020 candidates will drop out in late fall The Hill's 12:30 Report: Trump hits media over 'send her back' coverage MORE, who also joined the race in May and raised $2.8 million, according to CNN

The totals trail those of frontrunners, like former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenPoll: Biden leads 2020 Democratic field by 15 points, followed by Sanders and Warren Booker takes swipe at Biden criminal justice reform plan Panel: Has Joe Biden been wrong on everything for 40 years? MORE, who raised $21.5 million in the second quarter, according to his campaign. 

Bullock fell short of making the first 20-person Democratic primary debate last week.

He is among more than two dozen candidates vying for the party's 2020 presidential nomination.