Inslee raises over $3 million in second quarter

Inslee raises over $3 million in second quarter
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Washington Gov. Jay InsleeJay Robert InsleeThe Hill's Campaign Report: Democratic field begins to shrink ahead of critical stretch Keystone XL Pipeline gets nod from Nebraska Supreme Court Moulton drops out of presidential race after struggling to gain traction MORE (D) raised more than $3 million for his presidential bid during the second quarter, according to his campaign.

Inslee's campaign said the haul came from 96,400 donations, with the average contribution being roughly $32 in the second quarter. 

The haul was bigger than the $2.25 million his presidential campaign raised in the first quarter, though Inslee had announced his 2020 bid in early March, more than two months into the quarter. 

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The announcement comes as candidates ready their second-quarter fundraising numbers ahead of the Federal Election Commission's filing deadline on Monday. 

Inslee, whose campaign platform is dedicated to combatting climate change, trails a number of other 2020 hopefuls in fundraising. 

South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete ButtigiegPeter (Pete) Paul ButtigiegGabbard hits DNC over poll criteria for debates The Hill's Campaign Report: Democratic field begins to shrink ahead of critical stretch Buttigieg unveils plan to strengthen mental health care, fight addiction MORE brought in $24.8 million in the second quarter, while former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenGabbard hits DNC over poll criteria for debates The Hill's Campaign Report: Democratic field begins to shrink ahead of critical stretch Moulton says Biden would make 'fantastic president' MORE fundraised $21.5 million in that period. 

However, Inslee does lead a number of other presidential candidates, like Andrew YangAndrew YangGabbard hits DNC over poll criteria for debates The Hill's Campaign Report: Democratic field begins to shrink ahead of critical stretch Democratic governors fizzle in presidential race MORE and Sen. Michael BennetMichael Farrand BennetThe Hill's Campaign Report: Democratic field begins to shrink ahead of critical stretch The Hill's Morning Report - Trump hews to NRA on guns and eyes lower taxes The Hill's Morning Report - Trump searches for backstops amid recession worries MORE (D-Colo.), who both brought in $2.8 million during the second quarter. 

Montana Gov. Steve BullockSteve BullockThe Hill's Morning Report: How will Trump be received at G-7? Democratic governors fizzle in presidential race Gabbard, Steyer inch toward making third Democratic debate MORE (D) and former Colorado Gov. John HickenlooperJohn HickenlooperThe Hill's Campaign Report: Democratic field begins to shrink ahead of critical stretch Moulton drops out of presidential race after struggling to gain traction The Hill's Morning Report: How will Trump be received at G-7? MORE (D) respectively raised $2 million and $1 million during that period.