Bustos raises $458,174.67 on small dollar contributions

Moline, IL - Today, Rep. Cheri Bustos' Congressional campaign announced another successful fourth quarter Federal Election Commission report. During the quarter, which ran from Oct. 1-Dec. 31, the campaign raised more than $458,000 and ended with a more than $1.457 million cash on hand total.

With nearly 97 percent of the contributions under $200 and an average individual donation of $27.15, the campaign continues to be driven by small dollar, grassroots supporters.

“Illinoisans are standing with Cheri Bustos because she takes on the tough fights and gets real results for working families,” said Caroline Pratt, Finance Director for the Bustos campaign. “With an average individual contribution of just $27, Cheri’s campaign continues to be powered by a broad coalition of grassroots supporters.”