From The Rubio Campaign:
MARCO RUBIO RAISES OVER $3.6 MILLION IN 1ST QUARTER OF 2010
Miami, FL – Demonstrating his continuing momentum, U.S. Senate candidate Marco Rubio (R-FL) today announced that his campaign raised over $3.6 million during the first quarter of 2010, with virtually all of it designated for the primary election.
Following today’s announcement to supporters via text message, Rubio released the following statement:
“Supporter by supporter and idea by idea, our campaign is proving that ideas and principles still matter most in our democracy. I continue to be humbled and energized by the outpouring of support we’re receiving from voters who deserve leaders willing to defend the principles that have made America an exceptional nation.
“Above all, we’re encouraged by the strength of our limited government message and its ability to rally people around our cause. Today’s announcement is a product of grassroots supporters that are stepping up to ensure we have the resources needed to promote this message throughout Florida.”
BY THE NUMBERS: RUBIO’S FUNDRAISING
• Raised in Q1: $3.6 million
• Total donors to date: Over 51,000
• Donors not maxed out: 99 percent
• Average contribution in Q1: $98.37
•Raised online to date: $1 million
• Overall raised for primary: Over 95 percent
• Overall raised to date: Nearly $7 million