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1Q2021 Fundraising Numbers Coming In…


I’m going to use this post as place to put all the 1Q2021 Virginia fundraising data and press releases as they come in.  I’ll be posting elsewhere as well…



Terry McAuliffe Raises $4.1 Million in Q1 2021, Has $8.5 Million Cash on Hand; Terry Has Raised $10.3 Million To Date – More Than Any Gubernatorial Candidate At This Point in The Cycle in VA History

Terry for Virginia Continues to Build Broad Coalition of Support and Has Received 13,000+ Donations in Q1, With 92% of Donations $100 Or Less

Nearly 16,500 Donors, Including from All of Virginia’s 133 Cities and Counties, Have Contributed to Terry’s Campaign This Cycle

MCLEAN, VA – Terry McAuliffe today announced he raised $4.1 million in the first quarter of 2021, continuing to grow his broad and unmatched coalition of support, and enters the second quarter with $8.5 million cash on hand. To date, Terry has raised over $10.3 million, the most of any gubernatorial candidate at this point in the cycle in Virginia history. In the first quarter of 2021, Terry for Virginia received more than 13,000 contributions, with 92% of donations being $100 or less. To date, nearly 16,500 donors, including from all of Virginia’s 133 cities and counties, have contributed to Terry’s campaign. Terry officially announced his candidacy for governor on December 9, 2020.

Terry has continued to build an unmatched, broad, and diverse coalition of support for his campaign, including endorsements from more than 250 community leaders and elected officials such as Governor Ralph Northam, Congresswoman Elaine Luria (VA-02), and campaign Co-Chairs Senate President Pro-Tempore L. Louise Lucas, House Majority Leader Charniele Herring, and Richmond Mayor Levar Stoney. Major national labor organizations, including the American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees (AFSCME)Laborers’ International Union of North America (LIUNA), and the National Air Traffic Controllers Association (NATCA) are also supporting Terry’s bid for Governor.

“I am so proud of the unmatched, broad, and diverse coalition of support we are continuing to build across the Commonwealth. Virginians share a vision of creating a stronger, more equitable post-COVID economy that invests in workers, addresses inequities in health care and education, and gives everyone a path to a better, brighter future. We have tackled big challenges together before, and I know we can do it again and make real progress for the Commonwealth” said Terry McAuliffe. “By building on the incredible progress Democrats in Virginia have made over the past eight years, and working with my good friend President Joe Biden, we will build back stronger and more equitably from this COVID crisis and continue to move Virginia forward.”

Since launching his campaign in December, Terry has focused on sharing his message of rebuilding a stronger, more equitable post-COVID economy with voters across the Commonwealth. He has released big, bold plans to strengthen Virginia’s education system and dramatically increase teacher pay, help secure Virginia’s economic recovery from COVID-19reform our criminal justice system to create a more equitable Virginia, ensure Virginians have access to regular nutritious meals, address the broken, predatory system of prescription drug pricingboldly confront the gun violence epidemicmake Virginia the best state in the nation for Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Healthcare (STEM-H) and computer science education, tackle the housing crisis in the Commonwealth and invest in Virginia’s workforce to create a more equitable post-COVID economy, ensure Virginians have access to high-quality, affordable health caretackle climate change and secure Virginia’s clean energy future by 2035, and lift up Black Virginians as the Commonwealth rebuilds equitably from the COVID-19 pandemic.

To learn more about Terry’s vision for Virginia, visit www.TerryMcAuliffe.com.

Jennifer Carroll Foy Raises $1.8 Million in Q1, Has More Than $2.3 Million Cash On Hand 

Carroll Foy’s $2.3 Million War Chest Cements Status as Only Progressive with Resources to Win

Hundreds of Volunteers in Virginia Have Executed Thousands of Volunteer Shifts to Date

(Woodbridge, VA) – Today, Jennifer Carroll Foy’s gubernatorial campaign announced that it has raised more than $1.8 million during the first quarter of 2021, entering April with more than $2.3 million cash on hand, concrete evidence of her status as the only progressive in the race with the resources to win. The broad support is clear evidence of Carroll Foy’s growing momentum in the race.

Ninety four percent of Carroll Foy’s historic haul came from donations less than $100, and as has been true throughout her life, Carroll Foy raised $0 from Dominion Energy and its executives.

The campaign has already deployed significant resources, from investing hundreds of thousands of dollars in digital persuasion ads, to expanding its organizing infrastructure across the Commonwealth. Carroll Foy’s grassroots team has also engaged hundreds of volunteers with thousands of volunteer shifts, including virtual house parties, organizing meetings, relational and texting trainings, text banks, and other events in every region of the Commonwealth. Allied organizations are also leveraging their resources to add to the campaign’s organizing capacity, including deploying thousands of volunteers to continue sharing Carroll Foy’s message.

“I’m immensely proud of the broad, diverse coalition united behind our shared vision to lift up all families in every corner of the Commonwealth. Virginians deserve a new leader with a clear vision who is ready to lead our Commonwealth forward, not back,” said Jennifer Carroll Foy. “I’m deeply grateful to every single one of our supporters fueling the grassroots campaign. We’re building an unstoppable movement powered by the people, and together, we will deliver real results for working families in Virginia, breaking free from the status quo.”

Carroll Foy’s campaign continues to build momentum and expand its grassroots coalition. This fundraising haul comes on the heels of an endorsement by Clean Virginia which has joined dozens of Virginia leaders and more unions than any other candidate in endorsing her candidacy, including the Amalgamated Transit Union and the United Brotherhood of Carpenters.

To date, unions and organizations endorsing Carroll Foy’s candidacy, representing millions of working people, include:

  • United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters
  • Amalgamated Transit Union
  • American Federation of Government Employees Local 252
  • Baltimore-DC Metro Building and Construction Trades Council
  • IBEW Local 26
  • International Union of Painters and Allied Trades District Council 51
  • Mid-Atlantic Pipe Trades Association (Plumbers Local 5, Plumbers and Steamfitters Local 10, Plumbers and Pipefitters Local 110, Plumbers and Steamfitters Local 486, Plumbers and Steamfitters 489, Steamfitters Local 602, and Sprinkler Fitters Local 669)
  • Teamsters Local 730 and Joint Council 55
  • Clean Virginia
  • CASA in Action
  • Feminist Majority PAC
  • Democracy for America
  • Women for the Win
  • March On
  • Richmond for All
  • Run Sister Run PAC
  • Sunrise Movement
  • Virginia Justice Democrats


Jennifer Carroll Foy has dedicated her life to service. As one of the first women to graduate from Virginia Military Institute, a former foster mom, a magistrate judge, and public defender, Jennifer has embodied the ideals of community, honor and commitment in every facet of her life. During her time in the legislature, Jennifer led the way on the Equal Rights Amendment, proudly supported the successful fight to expand Medicaid to over 500,000 Virginians, and passed a budget that includes a three percent salary increase for teachers. She is a proud mother to twin three year olds, and wife to her husband Jeff, who she met her first week at VMI.








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