Oct 1, 2019

Kamala Harris' campaign says it raised $11.6 million in Q3

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Kamala Harris' 2020 campaign says it raised $11.6 million in the third quarter of 2019, down from $11.8 million last quarter.

The state of play: Harris' Q3 haul is short of Sen. Bernie Sanders, who racked up $25.3 million, and Pete Buttigieg, who raised $19.1 million, but ahead of Cory Booker at $6 million.

By the numbers: The campaign says it has nearly $10 million on hand and has raised $35.5 million overall from more than 850,000 individual contributions. The average donation was $34.

What's next: The campaign says it plans to double its number of organizers in Iowa and South Carolina in October and November, respectively.

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Editor's note: An earlier version of this article incorrectly stated that Harris raised $19.1 million.

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