- Top donors to Barack Obama’s campaigns are excited about Joe Biden’s potential campaign and haven’t given money to Hillary Clinton
- Some who supported Hillary have indicated a ready willingness to switch to Biden
- Only 51 of Obama’s top 820 donors have committed to Clinton
Note that this info is from the head of the Draft Biden 2016 group, so definitely take ALL of it with a grain of salt.
Top donors to President Obama’s two national campaigns are galvanizing around a potential run by Joe Biden, and those bundlers and givers have little crossover with donors supporting Hillary Clinton’s presidential run, according to top fundraisers for the Draft Biden committee and other veteran strategists backing Biden.
Jon Cooper, an Obama bundler who is now the finance chairman of the Draft Biden Committee 2016 super PAC, says he’s been inundated with phone calls and interest in the last few weeks and has assembled a national finance team of bundlers and donors from coast to coast.
“Based on the surge in support that we’ve seen, we fully expect to raise between $2.5 million and $3 million over the next few weeks,” Cooper, a Long Island technology manufacturer, told the Washington Examiner. “That’s going to provide the resources necessary to build the infrastructure that Vice President Biden will need to hit the ground running and finance a race.”
More have committed to write checks if and when Biden decides to jump in.
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