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Burgum Campaign Press Release - Doug Burgum Surpasses 50,000 Donors

July 31, 2023

North Dakota Governor and business leader Doug Burgum announced today that his campaign has received donations from more than 50,000 unique contributors, blowing past the debate criteria established by the Republican National Committee. Burgum surpassed the 50,000 donor mark just a week and a half after passing 40,000 donors.

"Governor Burgum's problem solving and focus on the economy, energy and national security is resonating across the country," campaign spokesman Lance Trover said. "Fixing the economy, unleashing American energy, winning the Cold War with China and securing the border are some of the most important issues facing our country."

Burgum previously qualified for the first Republican debate in Milwaukee by receiving 1 percent in the Morning Consult national poll. Burgum was just the 7th candidate to have met all the requirements to participate in the first debate. Burgum received 1 percent in the national JMC Analytics poll. In addition, Burgum polled at 6 percent in the University of New Hampshire poll and at 3 percent in the Fox Business poll of Iowa.

In addition, Burgum has received 1 percent or more in national polls conducted by Marquette University, Monmouth University, Harvard-Harris, Yahoo News, Big Village Caravan and others. He has also received over 1 percent in polls of New Hampshire and Iowa in polls by AG/National Research, JL Partners and Fox Business.

Doug Burgum, Burgum Campaign Press Release - Doug Burgum Surpasses 50,000 Donors Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/367575

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