Whereas Ms. Haley’s marketing campaign dealt with cash fastidiously, an excellent PAC backing her, SFA Fund Inc., spent closely on promoting in 2023. The group reported elevating $50.2 million within the second half of 2023, for a complete of $68.9 million all 12 months, however spent practically all of it, ending the 12 months with about $3.5 million readily available.
This week, Ms. Haley, who was Mr. Trump’s first ambassador to the United Nations, made her pitch to a number of the wealthiest donors within the nation, in search of their assist as she continues a long-shot bid for the Republican nomination. And when the week is completed, her aides say, she is going to sit down, as she has all through her run, and personally assessment her marketing campaign’s bills.
Till this month, her aides stated, she flew nearly completely industrial, in distinction to different candidates, together with Gov. Ron DeSantis of Florida, whose marketing campaign spent at the very least $2.5 million on personal jets, information on Wednesday confirmed.
This monetary moderation was specified by new federal filings, coupled with a steadily rising base of donor assist. Her marketing campaign itself took in $17.3 million, together with transfers from different committees she controls, and spent $14.3 million within the final three months of 2023.
The figures don’t embody the previous month, wherein Mr. Trump handily received each Iowa and New Hampshire. However they assist clarify why she is the final remaining challenger.