Paul broke two records, his own from earlier this year, and John Kerry’s one day record from 2004. He has now surpassed his 12 million 4th quarter goal. Here is the official press release.
December 17, 2007 703-248-9115
ARLINGTON, VIRGINIA â€“ Congressman Ron Paulâ€™s presidential campaign had a record fundraising day yesterday.
In a 24-hour period on December 16, the campaign raised $6.026 million dollars, surpassing the one-day record of $5.7 million held by John Kerry.
During the day, over 58,000 people contributed to Dr. Paulâ€™s campaign, including 24,940 first-time donors. Over 118,000 Americans have donated to the campaign in the fourth quarter.
The $6 million one-day total means the campaign has raised over $18 million this quarter, far exceeding its goal of $12 million.
â€œWe have the right message: freedom, peace and prosperity,â€ said Ron Paul 2008 campaign chairman Kent Snyder. â€œWe also have the right candidate: Dr. Ron Paul.â€
Congressman Paul will be campaigning in Iowa today hold including a press conference at 12:45 pm at the Des Moines Marriott in the Des Moines Room.