Don't Be Fooled By Small Donations to Presidential Campaigns
Is $69 the new $27?
When Bernie Sanders ended his run for the Democratic nomination, the small donor narrative seemed over for this presidential cycle. But last week, small donors roared back, reportedly fueling Donald Trump and the Republican National Committee's huge July fundraising take.
At a rally last week, Trump announced that he had raised $35.8 million from 517,000 small donors with an average contribution of $69.