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Donovan Raises More Than $700,000

More Than $200,000 Raised From More Than 1,800 Donors in Fourth Quarter; Average Contribution of Just $66

Total Raised From More Than 4,500 Individual Contributors in Just Over 2 Quarters in 2011

Democratic candidate for the 5th congressional district seat Chris Donovan announced today that he raised more than $200,000 in the fourth quarter of 2011. In roughly seven months of fundraising, Donovan has raised more than $700,000 from more than 4,500 individual donors.

In the fourth quarter, Donovan again displayed the grassroots enthusiasm of his campaign by collecting donations from more than 1,800 individual donors. With an average individual donation of just $66, Donovan’s campaign is powered by small-dollar grassroots donors. More than 80% of the money raised this quarter was raised in Connecticut.

“People across Connecticut continue to join this grassroots campaign for the future of the middle-class,” said Donovan campaign manager Josh Nassi. “Working people know that Chris Donovan is the one fighting to give them a fair shake, standing with them in an effort to bring new jobs and economic fairness to Connecticut. Their broad support demonstrates that Chris is the best candidate to ensure the 5th district seat remains Democratic in November.”