Herschel Walker, candidate for U.S. Senate in Georgia and retired NFL star, hauled in a whopping $3.7 million in small dollar donations to take on Sen. Raphael Warnock, D-Ga., just five weeks after announcing his run.
With President Donald Trump’s endorsement, Walker has received more donations than any Republican seeking to challenge the radical Democrat incumbent next year. Walker’s campaign reported it received donations from almost 50,000 individuals in all 50 states, averaging $100,000 per day, according to The Hill.
“Though we only had 5 weeks to fundraise this quarter, tens of thousands of Georgians and patriots across the country stepped up to the plate to help us take back the United States Senate,” the Trump-endorsed candidate said.
“We are grateful for each and every cent,” Walker continued, “and look forward to continuing to travel across this great state shaking hands with real Georgians and hearing about the issues facing their communities.”