Skip Navigation

Close and don't show again.

Your browser is out of date.

You may not get the full experience here on National Journal.

Please upgrade your browser to any of the following supported browsers:

Nine Things We Learned From Obama's FEC Report Nine Things We Learned From Obama's FEC Report

NEXT :
This ad will end in seconds
Close X

Not a member or subscriber? Learn More »

Forget Your Password?

Don't have an account? Register »

Reveal Navigation

 

Nine Things We Learned From Obama's FEC Report

Every month, President Obama's campaign dumps an incredible amount of data on the Federal Election Commission's servers, offering a glimpse into one of the largest political operations ever mounted. We sifted through the 243,000 records contained in this month's report so you don't have to. Here's what we learned:

-- First, the toplines. The official campaign, Obama for America, raised $45.9 million in the month of June. The Democratic National Committee pulled in an additional $20.5 million. Together, the two committees spent a total of more than $70 million -- $58.1 million from the campaign and $12.7 million from the DNC.

-- Obama's campaign still has $97.5 million in the bank, while the DNC is sitting on a stockpile of $37.4 million. Obama's campaign owes $2.3 million in unpaid debts, while the DNC has obligations of $5.3 million (It's common for political committees to maintain debts until after an election).

-- The report lists more than 237,000 individual donors from across the nation.

Don't Miss Today's Top Stories

Excellent!"

Rick, Executive Director for Policy

Concise coverage of everything I wish I had hours to read about."

Chuck, Graduate Student

The day's action in one quick read."

Stacy, Director of Communications

I find them informative and appreciate the daily news updates and enjoy the humor as well."

Richard, VP of Government Affairs

Chock full of usable information on today's issues. "

Michael, Executive Director

Sign up form for the newsletter
MORE NATIONAL JOURNAL
 
 
What should you expect from on Election Night?
See more ▲
 
Hide