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US Election: Trump Outraised By Biden, To Enter Final Stretch With Significantly Less Cash

Ahead of the US Presidential Election 2020, Democratic nominee Joe Biden managed to raise more funds as compared to current US President Donald Trump.

US Election 2020: Joe Biden raises $383M as compared to Donald Trump's $248M in September

With just weeks to go until 2020 US Election, Donald Trump was outgunned financially by Democrat nominee Joe Biden after he raised over $100 million more than the current US President. The Republican nominee along with his party and associate groups managed to raise $247.8 million in September which is a lot lesser as compared to the $383 million raised by the Democratic National Committee in the same period. According to Trump's campaign communications director Tim Murtaugh, by the end of September, Trump had raised $251.4 million. Joe Biden's campaign manager Jen O’Malley Dillon informed that he had managed to push up the amount to $432 million by September end. 

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According to ad tracking firm Kantar/CMAG, last week Trump's campaign spent $10 million more than Biden on advertising. 
On the other hand, reports suggest that Trump's performance in the first presidential debate and the death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg boosted the donor enthusiasm. This worked in favour of Joe Biden in terms of fundraising. 

US Presidential Debate 2020

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US Election 2020

The 2020 US Presidential Election is scheduled to take place on November 3 amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Republican Party's leader and current US President Donald Trump is running for re-election with Mike Pence as his VP pick and running mate. Democratic Party nominee Joe Biden is contesting with Indian American Senator Kamala Harris as his running mate.

Both the leaders are vigorously campaigning and alluring voters across the 50 states to vote for them. Riding on the phrase "Make America Great Again", Trump has promised agricultural and economic reforms. In contrast, Biden has pledged to introduce reforms in the policing system and end brutality in the nation.

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(With inputs from AP)

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