’s ability to collect campaign money both through small contributions and hefty donations was underscored Friday by the details in his reelection campaign’s first report to the
Of the $33.2 million raised directly by the campaign, 65% of the contributions -- totaling $21.7 million -- came in increments less than $200.
That’s a lot of campaign
Obama also fared well on the other end of the spectrum. More than 240 people signed on to be major fundraisers for the campaign, including a top tier of around two dozen bundlers who directed at least $13.5 million into the coffers of the reelection campaign and Democratic National Committee in the last quarter.
The campaign itself was greatly bolstered by the efforts of the Obama Victory Fund, a joint committee that disburses money both to the campaign and the DNC that hosted pricey fundraisers for him around the country.