Obama raising 500K+ per hour after SC win
by crackityjones, Sat Jan 26, 2008 at 08:31:34 PM EST
One of the important results stemming from Obama's resounding victory over Hillary Clinton's barrage of lies is the impact it will have on fundraising. Campaigns cost money and he needs a lot of it to continue acquiring delegates. Early indications are fairly positive and are reproduced below.
Its doubtlessly true that supporters of Obama are energized by the victory and will redouble their efforts with respect to donations.
A Quick Fundraising Spike Online
By Matthew Mosk and Jose Antonio Vargas
A source inside the Obama campaign says the candidate's web site has seen one of its best hours tonight, raising $525,000 in one hour. A senior aide inside the Obama campaign said the candidate's site saw its "highest peak" tonight in both online donations and traffic, "bigger than after Iowa, bigger than after New Hampshire."
The Obama campaign measures online donations every 15 minutes, and the source said that online money was pouring in at the rate of more than $500,000 per hour.
Posted at 10:37 PM ET on Jan 26, 2008
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