Beto O'Rourke raises a record $6.1M in first 24 hours of campaign

Beto O’Rourke’s campaign said it raised a whopping $6.1 million in the first 24 hours after his 2020 presidential announcement, beating out the other Democratic contenders who have released their fundraising figures.

Donations totaling $6,136,763 were made online by people ― not political action committees or corporations ― and poured in from every state and territory, his campaign announced in a statement Monday.