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Presidential Campaign Fundraising Update

This is our second post tracking the fundraising efforts for the 2016 presidential elections. A note on the data: we are analyzing credit and debit card individual contributions directly to the two candidates' campaigns. This excludes cash and check contributions and money raised by PACs. In essence, these are the "common folk" small scale contributions. Looking at total dollars spent, we see that after catching up in June, the Donald Trump campaign remained flat in July, while the Hillary Clinton campaign credit and debit card contributions in July by more than 20% compared to June: While the…

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Presidential Campaign Fundraising Update

With the major party nominees set, we used the TXN consumer spending analytics application that leverages over 3M credit and debit cards, to analyze contributions to the Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton presidential campaigns. A note on the data: we are analyzing credit and debit card individual contributions directly to the two candidates' campaigns. This excludes cash and check contributions and money raised by PACs. In essence, these are the "common folk" small scale contributions. Looking at the total spent month-by-month over the 6 months ending in June 2016, we are seeing the Donald Trum…

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