Billionaire real estate developer, businessman and television personality Donald Trump -- who had never held public office -- flirted with the idea of running for president for decades before jumping into the 2016 race. Trump ran an unconventional campaign, one that tapped into the frustrations of millions of Americans who felt their concerns were being ignored by establishment politicians. Still, his statements about immigrants, Obamacare and even his own previous positions were frequently rated untrue or misleading by independent factchecking websites. While Trump raised less money than his Democratic rival, Hillary Clinton, he received free media attention valued at about $5 billion. At 70, Trump was older than any previous U.S. president at the time he took office, and was the fifth commander in chief to have lost the popular vote. He maintained, without credible evidence, that millions of undocumented immigrants voted illegally. Trump chose Indiana Gov. Mike Pence as his running mate. Pence had been a congressman for 12 years, joining the Tea Party Caucus and building a reputation as a strong social conservative.

Fundraising Totals

Fundraising Totals

Fundraising Details

  Campaign Committee Outside Groups Combined
Total Raised $333,127,164 $100,265,563 $433,392,727
Total Spent $325,515,461 $97,105,012 $422,620,473
Cash on Hand $7,611,702 $3,160,552 $10,772,254
Debts $0 - -
Date of Report December 31, 2016 November 27, 2017 -

Source of Funds

Other: 40.25%
Small Individual Contributions (< $200): 25.94%
Candidate self-financing: 19.78%
Large Contributions: 14.02%
Federal Funds: 0.00%
Other $134,607,903 40.25%
Small Individual Contributions (< $200) $86,749,927 25.94%
Candidate self-financing $66,141,713 19.78%
Large Contributions $46,873,083 14.02%
Federal Funds $0 0.00%

Personal Finances

Total Spent by All Outside Organizations Targeting Donald Trump

Total Spent Total For Total Against
$325,164,576 $72,093,057 $252,741,969

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Campaign & Single-Candidate Groups Targeting Donald Trump

Organization Pro/Against Type Total Raised
Donald J Trump for President Pro-Trump Campaign $333,127,164
Great America PAC Pro-Trump Carey $28,684,573
Future45 Pro-Trump SuperPAC $24,996,520
Rebuilding America Now Pro-Trump SuperPAC $22,610,717
Make America Number 1 Pro-Trump SuperPAC $20,735,129
Our Principles PAC Anti-Trump SuperPAC $19,024,903
Make America Great Again Pro-Trump SuperPAC $1,742,684
Committee to Restore America's Greatness Pro-Trump SuperPAC $587,131
Committee for American Sovereignty Pro-Trump SuperPAC $485,982
NeverTrump PAC Anti-Trump SuperPAC $307,855
Trump Victory Pro-Trump PAC $159,772
Patriots for Trump Pro-Trump SuperPAC $131,623
Real People for America Pro-Trump SuperPAC $48,261
Make America Awesome Anti-Trump SuperPAC $39,499
Keystone Commonsense PAC Pro-Trump SuperPAC $15,850
American National Super PAC Pro-Trump SuperPAC $14,966
Crippled America Pro-Trump SuperPAC $12,677
Bring Back American Opportunity Pro-Trump SuperPAC $179

NOTE: All the numbers on this page are for the 2016 election cycle and based on Federal Election Commission data released electronically on 11/27/17.

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