A surge of online donations that rushed in as Hillary Clinton accepted the Democratic presidential nomination last week helped her campaign raise $63 million in July, its largest monthly haul yet, officials said Tuesday.
Clinton supporters contributed $8.7 million between 8 p.m. on July 28, the night Clinton addressed the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, and 8 p.m. the next day. That flood of money — the campaign's best online fundraising period — helped it surpass the mark it hit in June, when her campaign raised $44.9 million. The former secretary of state entered August in a strong cash position, with more than $58 million in her campaign coffers.
Two joint fundraising committees that Clinton has with the Democratic National Committee brought in $26 million more for the national and state parties in July, giving her a monthly total of about $90 million, according to her campaign.
Trump's campaign has not yet released its July fundraising totals, which must be filed to the Federal Election Commission by Aug. 20. But the Republican presidential nominee told supporters at a town hall in Columbus, Ohio, on Monday that he raised $35.8 million last month from small donors. In June, Trump's campaign pulled in $25.9 million.