The Public Record: Trump outraising top Democrats in Wisconsin

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Last updated on March 17th, 2020 at 01:33 pm

The 10 Democratic presidential candidates who have raised at least $10,000 in Wisconsin have collectively brought in a little less than $875,000 in the state. President Donald Trump, by comparison, has brought in $958,000, or 0.58%, of his fundraising total.

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders is the top fundraiser in the state among Democrats at almost $263,100 while Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar has drawn the largest percentage of her donations from the state at 0.38%.

In 2016, Trump raised $1.27 million in Wisconsin while Hillary Clinton raised $2.75 million from the state. Then-Gov. Scott Walker raised $1.28 million for his presidential campaign from Wisconsin.

Here’s how the Democrats seeking the nomination compare for their Wisconsin fundraising:

Candidate

Wisconsin
fundraising

Percentage
of total

Support in
November
Marquette Law School poll

Change in
support from August
Marquette poll

Sen. Bernie Sanders
of Vermont

$263,984

0.35%

17%

-3%

Sen. Elizabeth Warren
of Massachusetts

$214,180

0.35%

15%

-2%

Pete Buttigieg, mayor
of South Bend, Indiana

$105,252

0.20%

13%

+7%

Sen. Amy Klobuchar
of Minnesota

$67,408

0.38%

3%

+2%

Sen. Kamala Harris
of California

$63,055

0.17%

2%

-1%

Former Vice President
Joe Biden

$57,129

0.15%

30%

+2%

Andrew Yang

$40,863

0.27%

2%

0%

Sen. Cory Booker
of New Jersey

$35,308

0.19%

3%

+2%

U.S. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard
of Hawaii

$18,267

0.20%

0%

0%

Marianne Williamson

$10,143

0.15%

1%

+1%

Source: Federal Elections Commission data as of Nov. 26.

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Arthur covers banking and finance and the economy at BizTimes while also leading special projects as an associate editor. He also spent five years covering manufacturing at BizTimes. He previously was managing editor at The Waukesha Freeman. He is a graduate of Carroll University and did graduate coursework at Marquette. A native of southeastern Wisconsin, he is also a nationally certified gymnastics judge and enjoys golf on the weekends.

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