The Democratic Nationwide Committee (DNC) raised greater than $157 million in 2021 and raised greater than $10.7 million in December 2021 alone. The quantity of funding is a file for the DNC as Democrats ramp up efforts to mobilize voters amid fears the social gathering might undergo setbacks and lose seats on this yr’s midterm elections.
The DNC introduced it ended 2021 with $65 million within the financial institution due to a wave of donors, greater than one million in 2021 alone.
Jamie Harrison, a Biden ally who heads the DNC, took to Twitter to rejoice the success and hit again at critics.
“Solely in DC … are you able to break a fundraising file and get folks complaining it is not sufficient. That is what the DNC 21 did! DNC work is just not at all times simple and Covid has created its personal challenges. Our places of work have been closed since 2020 however regardless of obstacles we’re making a distinction,” Harrison tweeted.
“To unnamed sources…if you happen to’re anticipating me to stroll away or curl up in a ball and whimper…you have picked the mistaken one. The main focus is to show the social gathering of deceit, concern and fascism on its head. You have got the mission, now transfer on with this system,” Harrison continued.
The Republican Nationwide Committee (RNC) additionally introduced its fundraising whole, asserting that it had raised $158.6 million in 2021, together with $11.3 million in December, simply surpassing the Democratic fundraiser .
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