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President Donald Trump's Keep America Great rally in Wildwood, New Jersey on January 28, 2020. Photo by Kevin Sanders for the New Jersey Globe.

Trump outraises Biden in New Jersey

Including Biden and Booker, New Jersey raised

By David Wildstein, April 29 2020 10:01 am

President Donald Trump has raised more money from New Jersey donors than Joe Biden, according to reports filed with the Federal Election Commission earlier this month.

Trump has raised $2,911,867 in New Jersey, compared to $2,093,339 for Biden.

New Jersey ranks 12th out of 50 in fundraising for both Trump and Biden.   The state produced more $9.1 million in total contributions to Democratic presidential candidates since last year.

Many potential Biden donors were on hold until early this year when New Jersey U.S. Senator Cory Booker dropped his own bid for the Democratic presidential nomination.

Booker had raised $4,032,552 from his homes state in his quest for the presidency.

Other candidates raised New Jersey money during their presidential bids: Bernie Sanders ($2,100,601); Elizabeth Warren (1,079,009); Amy Klobuchar ($585,634); Andrew Yang ($464,677); Tulsi Gabbard ($179,602); Kamala Harris ($138,143); Bill de Blasio ($82.025); Kirstin Gillibrand ($75,795); Beto O’Rourke ($63,514), Michael Benet ($63,151); Marianne Williamson ($61,929); Steve Bullock ($52,964);  John Delaney ($50,162); Jay Inslee ($23,288); Tom Steyer ($18,497); Deval Patrick ($15,481); Tim Ryan ($13,930); and John Hickenlooper ($8,050).

Bill Weld raised $14,140 from New Jersey for his primary challenge to Trump.

Filing data for Pete Buttigieg was not immediately available.

These numbers represent direct fundraising only and do not include contributions made to political action committees or party organizations that will be spending money to benefit one of the candidates.

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