Sanders supporters shift votes, but not cash

Sep 12, 2016
Courting political donations is about more than money, it's also about turnout.
A man holds up a sign at the California primary election night rally for Democratic presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders in Santa Monica, California. Many Sanders supporters have answered the Senator’s call and say they will vote for Clinton, but that support may not translate to donations.

 

 

 
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