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Nebraska campaign donations: Sanders has received more than double the next highest earner

Nebraskans gave about $400K in the Democratic primary through June this year
Posted at 10:56 AM, Aug 21, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-21 11:56:44-04

OMAHA (KMTV) — Bernie Sanders received about $120,000 from Nebraskans through the end of June. That’s more than a quarter of the about $400,000 given from Nebraskans to all Democrats running for president during the same time frame.

3 News Now analyzed data including most individual donations to Democratic candidates for president. The data was provided by the Center for Public Integrity.

Joe Biden, who leads the polls by about 13 points, received about $42,500. That’s less than Sanders, Pete Buttigieg ($58,500) and Elizabeth Warren ($53,000).

Read more: Using this data, 3 News Now also found that former Nebraska attorney general Jon Bruningdonated to Montana Gov. Steve Bullock's presidential run.

The graphic below includes all candidates with at least 300 donors in Nebraska through June this year.