martes, 24 de junio de 2008

Se iguala la recaudación

No fueron buenas las cifras de recaudación del Senador Barack Obama en el mes de mayo. Se hizo con 22 millones de dólares frente a los 21 millones de John McCain. Esa cantidad supone para Obama un descenso del 30% respecto a los números del mes de abril. En el banco tenía a finales de mayo 43 millones de dólares; McCain 31.

(...) Obama had his weakest fundraising month of the year, collecting $22 million and ending the month with $43 million cash on hand and $304,000 in debts. But $10 million of his available cash can only be spent in the fall after the party national conventions, leaving $33 million for the summer months. Obama's decision to bypass the general election's public finance system allows him to use left over primary money in the fall campaign.

Republican John McCain, who secured his party's nomination in March, raised $21 million in May and had $31.6 million in the bank. The figures place him virtually on same financial footing as Obama — a level of parity that would have been unimaginable just a few months ago. (...)

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