Paul Raises $2.6M In March

by InvestorPlace Staff | April 20, 2012 9:33 am

[1]For many, the GOP primary race is all but over, but don’t tell Ron Paul that. Along with Newt Gingrich, the Texas Congressman has continued fighting the good fight in the face of the longest of odds.

Proof that Paul is still actively campaigning comes from his campaign fundraising numbers. In March, Paul raised $2.6 million[2], bringing his total haul for the first quarter of 2012 to $10.4 million. Paul currently has $1.8 million cash in hand and (not surprising considering his fiscal policies) zero debt. These numbers exclude a one-day fundraising event that raised $1.4 million.

That isn’t to say that Paul hasn’t had a harder time raising money as the campaign has progressed. That $2.6 million is a decrease from his January and February efforts. He netted $4.5 million in January and $3.3 million in Februrary.

— Benjamin Nanamaker, InvestorPlace Money & Politics Editor

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