Ron Paul Breaks Fundraising Record

by | Dec 17, 2007 | Stress Blog | 3 comments

Ron Paul Raises $6 Million in One Day Candidate has most successful fundraising day in American political history

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                   CONTACT: Jesse Benton

December 17, 2007

ARLINGTON, VIRGINIA — Congressman Ron Paul’s presidential campaign had a record fundraising day yesterday.

In a 24-hour period on December 16, the campaign raised $6.026 million dollars, surpassing the one-day record of $5.7 million held by John Kerry.

During the day, over 58,000 people contributed to Dr. Paul’s campaign, including 24,940 first-time donors.  Over 118,000 Americans have donated to the campaign in the fourth quarter.

The $6 million one-day total means the campaign has raised over $18 million this quarter, far exceeding its goal of $12 million.

‘We have the right message:  freedom, peace and prosperity,’ said Ron Paul 2008 campaign chairman Kent Snyder.  ‘We also have the right candidate:  Dr. Ron Paul.’

Congressman Paul will be campaigning in Iowa today hold including a press conference at 12:45 pm at the Des Moines Marriott in the Des Moines Room.

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