While filing papers for the New Hampshire primary Tuesday, Newt Gingrich announced his campaign fundraising totals this month alone have surpassed the amount raised in the entire third quarter.
“As of today, [we] raised more money in October than we raised in the entire last quarter. And we have more donors as of 2 days ago than we’ve had all the last quarter,” Gingrich said.
Campaign spokesman R.C. Hammond confirmed to NBC News that Gingrich “surpassed the $800,000 mark today.” According to the campaign, they have received 11,200 donations this month at an average of $75. Three out of four donors are first-time contributors.