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Democratic donors set information in donations following Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s passing

With the announcement of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s passing, Democratic candidates have seen record levels of fundraising donations. According to ActBlue, in less than 72 hours, almost $100 million has been donated by Americans for who RBG’s death is a reminder of one of the many things at stake this coming November.

According to Bloomberg, the $97 million brought in so far since late on Friday, saw a record jump on Saturday when ActBlue reported $70.6 million in donations to candidates. To put that into perspective, up until Saturday, ActBlue was averaging about $15.7 million per day in fundraising. The New York Times reported that fundraising records for ActBlue were broken in the hours after RBG’s death was announced, averaging around $100,000 per minute into the evening.

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