Minnesota House DFL continues to report strong fundraising numbers

Sep 26 2018

St. Paul, Minnesota — The Minnesota House DFL announced strong fundraising amounts that continue to outpace 2016’s totals. For the January 1-September 18 reporting period, the caucus raised $2.81 million, up from $2.46 million in 2016. This comes after House DFLers outraised House Republicans in the previous two reporting periods.

The Minnesota House DFL also has 42 percent more cash on hand — $1.63 million compared to $1.15 million in 2016. Small dollar contributions are also up 60% for the 2018 cycle compared to 2016.

“Minnesotans want a state that works better for all of us, and that momentum is continuing to show in our strong fundraising,” said House DFL Leader Melissa Hortman. “We’re ready for the final stretch of the campaign and have the resources to compete in every corner of the state.”

There is strong evidence of Democratic momentum across the country. Democrats have flipped 44 state legislative seats from red to blue since President Trump’s inauguration.