Inslee raises over $3 million in second quarter

Washington Gov. Jay InsleeJay Robert InsleeInslee calls on Trump to ‘stay out of Washington state’s business’ Seattle mayor responds to Trump: ‘Go back to your bunker’ Trump warns he will take back Seattle from ‘ugly Anarchists’ if local leaders don’t act MORE (D) raised more than $3 million for his presidential bid during the second quarter, according to his campaign.

Inslee’s campaign said the haul came from 96,400 donations, with the average contribution being roughly $32 in the second quarter. 

The haul was bigger than the $2.25 million his presidential campaign raised in the first quarter, though Inslee had announced his 2020 bid in early March, more than two months into the quarter. 

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The announcement comes as candidates ready their second-quarter fundraising numbers ahead of the Federal Election Commission’s filing deadline on Monday. 

Inslee, whose campaign platform is dedicated to combatting climate change, trails a number of other 2020 hopefuls in fundraising. 

South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete ButtigiegPete ButtigiegScaled-back Pride Month poses challenges for fundraising, outreach Biden hopes to pick VP by Aug. 1 It’s as if a Trump operative infiltrated the Democratic primary process MORE brought in $24.8 million in the second quarter, while former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenHillicon Valley: Biden calls on Facebook to change political speech rules | Dems demand hearings after Georgia election chaos | Microsoft stops selling facial recognition tech to police Trump finalizing executive order calling on police to use ‘force with compassion’ The Hill’s Campaign Report: Biden campaign goes on offensive against Facebook MORE fundraised $21.5 million in that period. 

However, Inslee does lead a number of other presidential candidates, like Andrew YangAndrew YangGeorge Floyd protests show corporations must support racial and economic equality Andrew Yang discusses his universal basic income pilot program Andrew Yang on the George Floyd protests in Minneapolis MORE and Sen. Michael BennetMichael Farrand BennetSome realistic solutions for income inequality Democratic senators kneel during moment of silence for George Floyd 21 senators urge Pentagon against military use to curb nationwide protests MORE (D-Colo.), who both brought in $2.8 million during the second quarter. 

Montana Gov. Steve BullockSteve BullockKoch-backed group launches ad campaign to support four vulnerable GOP senators Overnight Energy: US Park Police say ‘tear gas’ statements were ‘mistake’ | Trump to reopen area off New England coast for fishing | Vulnerable Republicans embrace green issues Vulnerable Republicans embrace green issues in battle to save seats MORE (D) and former Colorado Gov. John HickenlooperJohn HickenlooperGun control group rolls out first round of Senate endorsements The Hill’s Campaign Report: Republicans go on attack over calls to ‘defund the police’ Hickenlooper ethics questions open him up to attack MORE (D) respectively raised $2 million and $1 million during that period. 

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