The Mayor of South Bend, Indiana, enters the third quarter of the year with $ 22.6 million in cash, campaign press spokesman Chris Meagher said, and the campaign's fundraiser base is on 400,000 unique donors for the entire campaign with 230,000 new in the second quarter. Buttigieg's average contribution size for the cycle is $ 47.42, the adjutant added.
The considerable amount was not easy. More than any other non-Joe Biden candidate, Buttigieg has spent considerable time collecting money for personal fundraising over the last three months.
Buttigieg ran more than 70 personal fundraisers this quarter, including over a dozen major "grassroots" events that combine the size of a major campaign rally with the fundraising power of a fundraiser, a consultant said CNN. Chasten Buttigieg, the mayor's husband, has also made a name for himself in the fundraiser and has led some events himself.
"This fundraising report shows that Pete's message resonates with the Americans and that we are building an organization that can compete, "wrote his campaign manager.