(ConservativeInsider.org) – Leading up to an election, candidates are always looking for campaign donations and hope to secure them early. These two factors together can help propel a candidate to victory, especially in tough races like the upcoming 2022 midterms. According to recently reported numbers, the GOP has shattered fundraising records this year, which gives Conservatives reason to be excited about the possibility of taking back the House next year.
On Wednesday, July 14, the National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC) released its latest round of fundraising numbers, setting a new record for a year without a national election. During the first half of 2021, the NRCC raised $79.2 million. For perspective, that’s 78% more than they raised during the first six months of 2019, the last non-election year.
Reporter Kirk Bado broke down other record-breaking numbers from the NRCC on Twitter:
New: The NRCC raised $45 million, including $20 million in June, in Q2 and had $55 million cash on hand.
The DCCC, which announced its Q2 totals on Friday, said it raised $36.5 million in Q2, including $14.4 million in June, and reported $44 million cash on hand.
— Kirk A. Bado (@kirk_bado) July 14, 2021
While Democrats have also broken records with their fundraising, they’ve not been able to match Conservatives’ generosity and fervor this year. As of now, the NRCC has $55 million cash on hand, which is $11 million more than the Democrats.
Part of the GOP’s monetary boost came from House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) and Minority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA), who helped raise $6.6 million and $4.5 million, respectively. All in all, these numbers show us the heightened support for the GOP this year, and these record numbers are only likely to grow as the race for the House heats up in the coming months.
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