900k is pretty impressive. Unfortunately, he's already spent $780,000 -- probably mostly to pay off campaign debt from the previous cycle?
posted on 02/08/2004 9:31:37 PM PST
posted on 02/11/2004 5:18:03 PM PST
by CPT Clay
(57 in '04)
More than 30k donors and less than 1MM raised equals average donation size around $30. It is >very< expensive to raise money in such small increments, particularly when you do it with national mass mails to conservative lists, and on-line credit card donations (which carry huge fees in addition to the consultants' bite).
Sadly enough, the only efficient way to raise money is a series of Washington, New York, Houston, Dallas, etc. dinners with 100 people at $1,000 a plate...
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