Campaign Finances July








These charts provide a snapshot of the financial health of the three major candidates' campaigns. Below, you can see how much they raised during June, their total receipts and spending and how much money they have in the bank as of the end of last month. The candidates reported their totals to the FEC on August 20, 2008, for the period ending July 31.





July '08 Money Raised









• Obama's total includes $12.5 million raised through joint fund with Democratic National Committee. The number also includes $4,206,394 raised for the general election

• McCain's total includes $5,590,319 raised through joint victory fund with Republican National Committee




Total Money Raised











Cash on Hand (Candidate Only)









• Obama has raised about $19.5 million for the general election which he cannot use until he formally receives the Democratic nomination at the convention. He also reports $915,894 in debt.

• McCain reports $2,003,356 in debt. He has elected to receive $84 million in public funds for the general election.




Cash on Hand (Candidate & Party)












Total Spent

















Totals as of July 31, 2008. Sources: Federal Election Commission, Associated Press




















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