May 2019 Democrat and Republican party committee fundraising update

The Democrat and Republican Party Senate and House committees, as well as the Democratic National Committee, reported raising less money from April 20 through May 20 than they did in the month period before. The Republican National Committee (RNC) was the only of the major party campaign committees to raise more in May than in April: $15.9 million, up from the $15.5 million.
 
The Democratic National Committee (DNC) raised $6.6 million—down from the $8.2 million it raised in April.
 
The National Republican Campaign Committee (NRCC) raised $5.5 million in May, compared to $13.0 million raised in April. It spent $4.3 million, down from $11.5 million in April. Its Democratic counterpart, the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC), raised $7.8 million in May, compared to $13.5 million raised in April. The DCCC spent $10.1 million in May, including on paying off all $6 million of the debt it reported in April.
 
The National Republican Senatorial Committee (NRSC) raised $4.5 million in May, compared to $7.5 million in April. It spent $5.3 million, including on paying off $1.5 million of the $9 million in debt it reported in April. Its Democratic counterpart, the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee (DSCC), raised $4.4 million in May compared to $5.9 million in April.
 
So far this year, the DCCC, DSCC, and DNC have raised a combined $85.9 million and spent a combined $72.2 million. The NRCC, NRSC, and RNC have raised a combined $116.4 million and spent a combined $97.8 million.
 



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