The Democratic National Committee raised $5.5 million in June, less than half the $13.5 million racked up by the Republican Party. With a reported $44.7 million, RNC has nearly six times as much cash on hand as the Democrats, who only reported $7.5 million on hand, according to the latest election reports.
The Democrats’ poor fundraising numbers are the latest in a string of weak performances by the party. The DNC has raised $38.1 million in the first six months of 2017 compared to the Republican National Committee’s $75.4 million.
The RNC has nearly six times as much cash on hand as of late June. The DNC reported $7.5 million in the bank and the RNC reported $44.7 million.
Joshua Mercer is a co-founder of CatholicVote.org, where he serves as Political Director. Mercer previously served as Washington Correspondent for the National Catholic Register and Chairman for Students for Life of America. He lives in Michigan with his wife and six children.