South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg releases early fundraising numbers

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (WNDU) - South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg released early fundraising numbers from his presidential exploratory committee Monday morning.

Buttigieg said on Twitter his committee raised more than $7 million in the first quarter, which ended Sunday.

To put this in perspective, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vermont, has raised at least $10 million dollars and Sen. Kamala Harris, D-California, is at $1.5 million.

Former Texas Congressman Beto O'Rourke raised more than $6.1 million in the first 24 hours of his campaign.