Her campaign told us tonight she raised more than $1.6 million in the last three months, and that about 80 percent of those donors gave less than $100. That comes on the heels of her $1.7 million take during the first three months of the campaign.
Nunn’s campaign said it’s totaled some $3.3 million from more than 10,000 donors since she entered the race in July. The line-by-line details and cash-on-hand figures won’t be available until later this month, but we already know one of her most interesting donors is former U.S. Sen. John Warner, a Virginia Republican.
“This campaign is about doing things differently and the diverse group of people joining our effort proves it,” said Nunn, who said her supporters want to “replace the political bickering and gridlock in Washington with pragmatism and problem-solving.”
Bluestein notes that the money will continue to cement the notion that Nunn is the presumptive Democratic nominee, despite the best efforts of “Dr Rad” and Steen Miles to let everyone know that they’re running too.
The overall takeaway is this: The Senate Race won’t be won (or lost) on money. Nunn Represents what the Democrats are currently raising. The GOP currently has 8? candidates raising money, with much of the potential money sitting on the sidelines at least until the field is whittled to two. Even then, if this race is close, there will be enough money from both parties – much of it out of state – to go around.
It’s not about the money. It’s about which side has the most electable candidate.