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EXCLUSIVE: One hundred days after midterm election day, the Republican National Committee has established 40 million voter contacts and has nearly $40 million in cash on hand, with party officials saying the GOP’s enthusiasm is “higher than ever” and committed to winning. majorities in Congress in November.
An RNC official praised the party’s “major milestone” in terms of voter outreach and told UKTN News that the 40 million figure is “14 million more than the same point in 2018.”
The official told UKTN News that Iowa is the 13th state to surpass 1 million voter contacts, while Pennsylvania, Ohio, Florida, Virginia, California, New Jersey and Texas each have “well over” 2 million voter contacts.
On the finance side, the RNC raised $14.5 million last month, with officials calling that the “best mid-term June ever.” In the second quarter, the RNC reported $41.8 million.
At present, the RNC has $37.4 million in cash and $0 in debt.
“The RNC’s permanent, data-driven ground game has enabled us to contact tens of millions of Americans by November,” RNC Chair Ronna McDaniel told UKTN News. “Our strong momentum and grassroots enthusiasm is greater than ever, but Republicans don’t take anything for granted — we’re investing too much every day and organizing the Democrats.”
McDaniel added that the GOP is “working day in and day out to hold Biden accountable and cast every vote to win back our majorities in November.”
Meanwhile, party officials told UKTN News that the RNC’s “big multimillion-dollar investment” in its “permanent data-driven ground game operation” is “shooting all cylinders.”
The RNC has hired more than 700 field staff and has employed more than 550,000 grassroots volunteers.
The RNC also has more than 30 community centers to promote minority involvement this cycle. The party has already made a multi-million dollar pledge to continue its organizational efforts in Asia-Pacific American, black and Hispanic communities in key states across the country.
The RNC opened its community centers “earlier than ever” to ensure Republicans “continue to reach minority voters to help us achieve our goal of taking back the House and Senate by 2022.”
With 100 days until Americans enter the polls, the party is also ramping up its strategic initiatives, with officials saying its “data operation is the backbone and foundation of our field program, influencing the strategy behind who we target.”
“This allows us to be more efficient with our time and resources because we know who to target at the right time with the right message,” the official said.
The RNC has invested more than $350 million over multiple cycles to develop “state-of-the-art” data and technology,” the official said, who said the data will be shared with candidates “free of charge” during the vote. through the GOP’s relationship with States Parties. The official said this gives the GOP a “huge advantage over Democrats.”
As for voter registration, the official said the RNC has made historic investments in key battlefield states, resulting in “significant voter registration gains” in Florida, Pennsylvania, North Carolina, Iowa, Nevada, New Jersey and New Hampshire.
The official told UKTN News that there are now 220,000 more Republicans than Democrats in Florida.
Hispanic voters are “one of the fastest-growing demographics for Republicans in the nation,” the source said, pointing to gains in South Florida and Texas’s Rio-Grande Valley.
“Republicans from Cleveland to Miami are firing on all cylinders to take back the House and Senate,” RNC spokesman Emma Vaughn told UKTN News.
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