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New Jersey Senator Cory Booker campaigns for the Democratic nomination for president in Reno, Nevada on April 19, 2019.

Booker is 74% of the way to $1.7 million fundraising goal

Democratic presidential candidates needs to raise about $100,000 a day for the next four days

By David Wildstein, September 27 2019 10:29 am

Cory Booker is two-thirds of the way toward his goal of raising $1.7 million before the end of September, after his campaign took a huge strategic gambit by saying he might need to withdraw from the race without a fundraising bonanza.

Campaign manager Addisu Demissie said this morning that Booker has raised $1,269,551 since Saturday.  The campaign needs to raise $428,474 in the next four days.

Booker acknowledged that a public announcement that he might need to drop out of the race for the Democratic presidential nomination was dicey.

“When we announced such an ambitious goal, I’ll admit that I was a bit uncertain as to whether we’d get there,” Booker said in an email to supporters this morning.  “It was a huge risk. But right now, I’m feeling more confident than ever that we can actually hit our goal.”

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