Jeb Bush Super-PAC Eclipses $100M In Six Months

The main super-PAC supporting former Gov. Jeb Bush (Fla.) has raked in more than $103 million over the past six months, a historic figure that will likely dwarf the rest of the field.

The PAC announced the haul on its website on Thursday, noting that the group has more than $98,000,000 on hand. It's donations came from about 9,900 donors.

The news came just minutes after Bush's campaign announced it's official fundraising numbers: $11.4 million, an average of more than $700,000 for each day that he's been an official candidate.

While the top-line numbers from Bush’s campaign don’t blow his opponents out of the water, Ford O’Connell, a Republican strategist, told The Hill that it’s a strong report considering he raised it in only a fraction of the time compared to other GOP candidates.

Read more from Ben Kamisar at The Hill

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