09/18/2019 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 09/18/2019 10:13
Today the DCCC announced it raised a record-breaking $7.21 million in August of 2019, its strongest off-year August in DCCC history and nearly $1 million more than the committee raised in August of 2017.
This record-breaking August follows 7 consecutive months in 2019 where the DCCC has outraised the NRCC. The DCCC's August fundraising report is anchored by more than $4.2 million in grassroots contributions, with an average online gift of $19. This continues to build on the DCCC's strong support from grassroots donors giving online, on the phones, and through the mail.
'Our supporters know what's at stake: a strong Democratic House Majority is the only firewall against President Trump and the recklessness of his party in Washington,' said DCCC Chairwoman Cheri Bustos. 'While Republicans in Washington look for new ways to attack Americans' health care, we are pushing further into once ruby-red districts. All of that is possible because of the constant support of our grassroots donors.'
Through August, the DCCC had raised more than $76 million in 2019.
Since the start of 2019, the DCCC has launched: