While the 2020 Democratic race started out congested, a few notable candidates have begun to emerge over the others. Here are the money numbers on some of the more prominent of the lot.
Bernie Sanders: $32 million
Sanders already started with a leg up on the others. His campaign began with $14 million. According to his campaign manager Faiz Shakir, the campaign raised $18.2 million in the first quarter. A majority of the money comes from around 900,000 individual donations of $200 or less.
Kamala Harris: $12 million
The funds seem to mostly be coming from individual contributions. The average contribution is $28. The donations include 11,000 individual contributions from educators.
Pete Buttigieg: $7 million
The South Bend, Indiana mayor announced this past Monday that his campaign raised over $7 million since launching in January. The total number of donors is currently 158,550 with an average donation of $36.35. Buttigieg has been hailed by the media as the Democratic Party's wunderkind for this upcoming election.
Andrew Yang: $1.7 million
Yang was able to raise the money in the past two months. He surpassed 65,000 individual donors last month. This qualifies him for the Democratic debate in June.
Beto O'Rourke: Unknown Total
Within 24 hours of announcing his campaign on March 14th, O'Rourke received $6.1 million in online donations.
Elizabeth Warren: Unknown Total
According to a Politico report, Warren raised almost $300K on the launch day of her exploratory committee from individual donors. The average donation amount was about $37.
Editor's Note: This article includes updated information.