Democratic 2020 U.S. presidential candidate and Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) marches in the Nashua Pride Parade in Nashua, New Hampshire, June 29, 2019.
Brian Snyder | Reuters
Sen. Bernie Sanders raised $18 million in the second quarter, a haul that trails at least one of his rivals in the 2020 Democratic presidential primary.
The Vermont independent took in $24 million during the period, including $6 million transferred from other committees, his campaign said Tuesday. It ended June with about $30 million on hand, a campaign spokeswoman said.
Sanders has aimed to build a cash pile from small-dollar donors as he tries to set himself apart in a field of about two dozen Democratic primary candidates. As contenders compete for a limited pool of donors, Sanders and several rivals have sworn off wealthy donors and expensive fundraisers.
The self-described democratic socialist fell short of at least one of his rivals in the second quarter. South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg’s campaign said it…