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As Midterm Approaches, GOP’s Online Fundraising Platform Announces Nearly $3 Billion Raised in Just Three Years


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WinRed is celebrating the third anniversary since its founding by announcing that it has raised nearly $3 billion for more than 5,000 Republican campaigns as it plans to continue to make a big impact in the 2022 midterm elections.

With exclusive data provided to Fox News Digital, the GOP fundraising platform touted its outperformance over Democratic rival ActBlue and highlighted the success it has seen in various areas as a fundraising body. Fund raising.

“We have exceeded expectations, but there is still a long way to go,” Gerrit Lansing, president of WinRed, said in a statement provided to Fox News Digital. “WinRed looks forward to helping retake majorities across America in November and continuing to keep the pedal low to grow our products and services.”

WINRED RAISE $170M IN THE FIRST QUARTER, VS THE SAME PERIOD OF THE PREVIOUS 2 YEARS

WinRed describes itself as the “first online fundraising tech platform used by Republicans” and was founded in 2019 to fight the Democrat advantage in online fundraising, driven by ActBlue .

People register to vote during a Republican voter registration in Brownsville, Pennsylvania on September 5, 2020.
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According to WinRed, it processed its first $2 billion within 15 months of its inception, a feat it says took ActBlue 15 years. The group also said it raised 44% more funds for Republicans because of its “unique” features, such as donor-specific accounts, allowing candidates to fundraise together, and its website’s candidate directory. .

In data provided to Fox News Digital, WinRed touted its handling of $116.9 million in funds for campaign merchandise, such as signage and T-shirts, and said more than 2,300 campaigns national and local authorities had raised $142.6 million through its platform.

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Additionally, he said he has saved his campaigns “millions of dollars” so far this election year by offering lower processing fees than ActBlue.

In addition to individual candidates, a number of Republican committees use Win Red’s services, including the Republican National Committee, the Republican Congressional National Committee, the Republican National Senate Committee, the Republican State Leadership Committee, the Republican Governors Association and the Save America JFC.

As Midterm Approaches, GOP’s Online Fundraising Platform Announces Nearly  Billion Raised in Just Three Years

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WinRed’s reported success comes as Republicans are poised to take control of the House of Representatives, and potentially the Senate, in November amid a massive drop in President Biden’s approval rating, as well as more confidence in the party to deal with issues like crime and inflation.

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