The Campaign Spot

Impressive Online Fundraising in a Lousy Economy

Over in the Corner, David Freddoso has an update on the special election in New York’s 20th congressional district. An interesting subplot to this campaign is the surprising success of online fundraising efforts on the GOP side, traditionally at least a half-step behind their counterparts among Democrats. Patrick Ruffini aimed to raise $20,000 in the final 20 days of the campaign. With some help from Fred Thompson, he’s up to $71,665.


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