SPONSORED:

Booker brings in $4.5 million in second quarter

Booker brings in $4.5 million in second quarter
© Getty Images

Democratic presidential hopeful Sen. Cory BookerCory BookerZombie Tax punishes farmers to fill DC coffers Rand Paul does not support a national minimum wage increase — and it's important to understand why Absences force Senate to punt vote on Biden nominee MORE (D-N.J.) raised $4.5 million in the second quarter, according to his presidential campaign. 

Booker's campaign reported that 88 percent of donors in the second quarter were first-time donors to the campaign and that the campaign will report having $5.4 million cash on hand. 

ADVERTISEMENT

The haul trails Bookers' first-quarter fundraising, which came in at $5 million. 

The announcement comes as Booker's fellow presidential candidates follow their second-quarter filings with the Federal Election Commission. 

South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg leads the quarter two fundraising pack, raising $24.8 million in the past three months. Former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenMellman: Trump voters cling to 2020 tale FDA authorizes another batch of J&J vaccine Cotton warns of China collecting athletes' DNA at 2022 Olympics MORE raked in $21.5 million in that same period. 

Booker leads former Rep. Beto O'Rouke (D-Texas), who announced a haul of around $3.6 million in the second quarter. 

He also leads fellow Sen. Kirsten GillibrandKirsten GillibrandCosmetic chemicals need a makeover Overnight Defense: Austin and Milley talk budget, Afghanistan, sexual assault and more at wide-ranging Senate hearing Top general: Military justice overhaul proposed by Gillibrand 'requires some detailed study' MORE (D-N.Y.) and Washington Gov. Jay InsleeJay Robert InsleeBeyond California, a record year for recalls Seattle is first major US city to see 70 percent of residents fully vaccinated, mayor says Rivers, hydropower and climate resilience MORE (D), who brought in $2.3 million and over $3 million, respectively, during the second quarter.