Ritter Q4 fundraising robust; no reason to withdraw from campaign
Speculation surrounding Bill Ritter’s surprise withdrawal from the governor’s race last week included concerns that he was having difficulty raising cash. His campaign Friday released figures for the fourth quarter and they were impressive. He raised roughly $572,000– about $100,000 more than did GOP frontrunner Scott McInnis.
The press release:
Ritter Campaign Raises $571,847 in the Fourth Quarter
Q4 Fundraising Quick Facts:
Total 4th Quarter donations: $571,847
Number of 4th Quarter donors: 2,261
Average contribution: $253
Donors who gave $1-$99: 1,124 or 50% of 4th quarter donors
Colorado donors: 2,037
Raised in Colorado: $454,591
Percent of donors in Colorado: 90%
Out of state donors: 224
Raised out of state: $117,256
Total # of donors 2010 Cycle: 6,101
Total donations 2010 Cycle: $2,508,876
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