Posted by Ronald Kane Hardy at
Green Party Watch
In the last two weeks, Wisconsin, Minnesota, and the District of Columbia have passed the 5K threshold. In Wisconsin volunteers raised over $3,000 in 3 days.
In order to qualify for Federal Matching Funds, a candidate must raise over $5,000 in each of 20 states, in contributions of no more than $250 per individual.
McKinney now has 10 states in the bag:California, District of Columbia, Michigan, Minnesota, New York, Oregon, Illinois, Texas, Washington and Wisconsin.
Phone banking is underway to get 10 more states past the 5K mark. The target states are: New Jersey ($4.7K), Maine ($4.3K), Florida ($3.9K), Arizona ($3.4K), Maryland ($2.2K), Massachusetts ($2.1K), Colorado (1.3K), Iowa ($1.2K), Pennsylvania ($1.1K), Connecticut ($1K), Oklahoma ($1K).