Biden and Democrats scored massive fundraising hauls on vice presidential debate day


A digital truck broadcasts the talk between U.S. Vice President Mike Pence and Democratic vice-presidential nominee Kamala Harris outdoors a tavern in San Diego, California, October, 7, 2020.

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Joe Biden’s marketing campaign for president raised $12 million on the day of the vice presidential debate that includes his operating mate, Sen. Kamala Harris, and Vice President Mike Pence, Biden’s crew advised CNBC. 

The haul comes after Harris took on Pence at a debate that hit on key subjects of the coronavirus, well being care, the Supreme Courtroom and the financial system. 

That very same evening, the Democratic fundraising machine ActBlue ended up elevating simply over $9 million between the start of the debate at 9:00 pm and midnight.  

The opposite key to success stemming from the talk, based on the Biden marketing campaign, was their general engagement on the Democratic Nationwide Committee’s voter registration web site, A considerable amount of the engagement got here via the web site The hyperlink brings customers again to the primary web page of the web site that helps folks register to vote. 

Previously 24 hours there have been 18,000 vote by mail submissions. Over 6,000 folks advised the marketing campaign that they wish to vote in individual, and over 12,000 folks took step one to registering to vote.

The Fly Will Vote hyperlink is a reference to the fly that landed on Pence’s head through the debate. They offered over 35,000 “Fact Over Flies” fly swatters and so they offered out inside just a few hours.