May was an interesting month. Kathy Hochul’s race in NY-26 was obviously the headliner, but ActBlue grew relative to April thanks to a variety of other committees posting five-figure totals. It also saw the first appearance of the DCCC in the ActBlue monthly leaderboard.
|Number of contributions||45,787|
|Average Contribution size||$58.52|
|Committees receiving money||728|
|Fundraising pages receiving money||789|
Here’s how those numbers stack up relative to 2009, and to the same point in the last presidential election cycle (2007). Change is calculated with 2009 as the baseline.
|May 2007||May 2009||May 2011||Change|
Here are the five top committees, by number of donors, for May 2011.
|Democracy for America||Organization||7,042||$111,431|