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Haley Campaign Press Release - Best Fundraising Day of the Campaign

September 25, 2023

CHARLESTON, S.C. Nikki Haley's standout debate performance is taking the political world by storm and breaking fundraising records. Clearly, Americans want a tough leader who will stand up to Joe Biden and to America's enemies.

Here's the breakdown:

  • The Haley campaign received more online grassroots donations in the first 24 hours after the debate than in any other single day.
  • Traffic to has risen 10-fold.
  • YouTube viewership and other social media engagement has surged.
  • Haley was the second most googled candidate following the debate.

Here's what people are saying about Haley's momentum:

Washington Post: After her well-received debate showing, Nikki Haley's campaign worked the phones, collected checks from donors and raised more online in the last 24-hours than on any day since the campaign started, according to an adviser.

The Dispatch: Post-debate, Nikki Haley gets a second look

Washington Examiner: Nikki Haley turned Republican rumble into campaign momentum

FiveThirtyEight: But did those good and bad performances actually sway any voters? We also asked debate watchers after the debate which candidates they were considering voting for and compared that to their answers before the debate. Haley saw the biggest change in her numbers — 30 percent of debate watchers were considering her before the debate, and 47 percent are considering her after it.

Wall Street Journal: Nikki Haley's GOP debate truths.

Nikki Haley, Haley Campaign Press Release - Best Fundraising Day of the Campaign Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project

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