Virginia Congressional 4Q2023 Fundraising Numbers Starting to Come In

Virginia Congressional 4Q2023 Fundraising Numbers Starting to Come In



Fourth quarter 2023 fundraising numbers are starting to come in for Virginia Congressional candidates. See below for a press release from Eugene Vindman (which announces that he raised “over $2,000,000 for Q4”) in the VA07 Democratic primary, Dan Helmer in the VA10 Democratic primary (“Over $600,000 raised”), and others as they become available…

UPDATE 10:30 am 1/3: Suhas Subramanyam raised “over $270,000” in 4Q23.

Eugene Vindman Raises Over $2,000,000 for Q4

Dale City, VA – “The grassroots support my campaign has received has been humbling. I am inspired by the everyday hard-working Americans that have put their faith in me to restore confidence in our government,” said Vindman.

“We live in a dangerous world that requires a steady and experienced hand on day 1. For 25 years, I served my country in uniform, defending the Constitution against all enemies, foreign and domestic. I fought for accountability as a prosecutor and against impunity when Trump broke the law. Trump’s retaliation cost me my military career. Now my mission is to take on Trump’s MAGA cronies, to preserve our Democracy, restore trust in government, and fight for Virginia voters.”

Just 6 weeks after launching his race for Congress, Eugene Vindman raised over $2 million for Quarter 4. This sum constitutes over 70,000 individual donations, wherein 98.4% of donors gave $100 or less.

The Vindman for Congress Campaign’s average donation was under $29 including from thousands of Virginians who know what’s at stake in this election and want to vote to preserve Democracy in 2024. The map below of Virginia donors demonstrates the grassroots support the campaign has received from across the Commonwealth.

The campaign enters the election year with the resources needed to communicate with voters, meet voters across the district and build a movement strong enough to hold Virginia’s 7th Congressional District. Holding this district is crucial to the Democrat’s campaign to win back the House of Representatives from MAGA Republicans.

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Colonel (fmr.) Eugene Vindman, U.S. Army (ret.), was born in Soviet Ukraine. His family arrived as refugees with less than $800 in their pockets and worked hard to achieve the American dream. Vindman joined the U.S. Army after college, serving all across the world including a combat tour in Iraq. In 2019, while serving on the White House National Security Council as the senior ethics attorney, he blew the whistle on the infamous phone call in which President Trump attempted to extort Ukraine unless it investigated Joe Biden. Trump’s vengeance cost him his career. Now, Colonel Vindman is running to represent Virginia’s 7th Congressional District, to preserve democracy and advocate for Virginia voters.

Dan Helmer Announces Over $600,000 Raised in Q4 with over $525,000 of Primary Cash On Hand for Congressional Campaign In VA-10 to Defend Democracy

Fundraising total was accomplished in 47 days from public launch with enormous support from over 1,300 individuals with a median contribution of $25

Fairfax, VA — Today, Virginia Delegate and Army veteran Dan Helmer’s campaign announced over $600,000 raised in Q4 of 2023 and a primary election war chest of over $525,000 cash on hand. Over 1,300 unique donors contributed in just 47 days since publicly launching the campaign.

“I’m humbled by the incredible show of support from so many Americans who believe in our mission to protect democracy,” said Dan Helmer. “The stakes couldn’t be higher with Donald Trump and his MAGA extremists allies in Congress planning to undermine the foundations of our democracy in 2024, and we need fighters in Washington with a proven record of defeating them at the ballot box and in the legislature.”

The fundraising haul is one of top 5 quarters for any open seat challenger in the 2024 cycle. Statistics on the quarter are listed below:

  • 98% ($590,000) of the total raised is primary election money
  • 1,600+ contributions from 1,300+ unique donors
  • $25 median contribution
  • Donations from 47 states, DC, and the Virgin Islands
  • Plurality of donations from Virginia

This builds on the momentum Helmer received with early endorsements from key national organizations and leaders in Virginia as a result of his leadership in 2023 to help flip the House of Delegates blue and protect abortion rights and democracy in Virginia:

  • VoteVets
  • New Politics
  • State Senator-elect and Sully District Representative, Fairfax County School Board Stella Pekarsky (SD-36)
  • Delegate-elect and Springfield District Representative, Fairfax County School Board Laura Jane Cohen (HD-15)
  • Delegate-elect Josh Thomas (HD-21)
  • Delegate Sally Hudson (HD-57)
  • Delegate Rodney Willet (HD-58)
  • Delegate-elect Joshua Cole (HD-65)
  • Delegate-elect Nadarius Clark (HD-84)
  • Delegate-elect Michael Feggans (HD-97)
  • Delegate-elect Phil Hernandez (HD-94)
  • Mayor of Newport News Phillip Jones
  • Donte Tanner, Fmr Candidate for HD-40
  • Dr. Jarris Louis Taylor, Jr. , former Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Air Force

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More about Delegate Dan Helmer:

Dan lives in Fairfax County with his wife, Karen, a public school educator, and their two sons. He is the son of an immigrant and the grandson of refugees and Holocaust survivors. A graduate of West Point, Dan served tours in Iraq, Afghanistan, and Korea, owns a small business, and continues to serve as a LTC in the US Army Reserve. Since winning his House of Delegates election in 2019, Dan has represented tens of thousands of voters in the 10th Congressional District across Fairfax and Prince WIlliam Counties.

* Only Curtis Hertel in MI-07 in Q3, Mike Feuer in CA-31 in Q1, Anthony Portantino in CA-31 Q1, and Eugene Vidnman in VA-7 in Q4 raised more in contests for open seats.

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