WASHINGTON - Today, Republican National Committee (RNC) Chairman Reince Priebus announced the RNC and Romney Victory raised a total of $632,819,846 in 2012 and the RNC alone raised a total of over $378 million for the entire election cycle. As reflected in the latest FEC filing, the RNC had $4.7 million cash on hand at the end of the year and is completely debt-free. The RNC raised a total of $2,315,100 in December of 2012.
"The RNC’s fundraising efforts in 2012 were truly impressive,” said Chairman Priebus. “Thanks to the generosity of grassroots supporters and major donors alike, RNC and Romney Victory brought in a record breaking $632,819,846 last year to support our candidates. After rebuilding our operation, the RNC was able to exceed expectations and previous election year totals by raising over $378 million for the entire cycle.
“The RNC now enters 2013 without any debt, allowing us to move forward on a solid financial footing. We have important work to do, guided by the upcoming recommendations of the Growth and Opportunity Project, as we take our message of economic opportunity to every state and community. With the continued support of our donors and sound financial stewardship, we will move swiftly to renew our party and grow our ranks so that we can win more elections--in 2013, 2014 and beyond.”