Brown ended 2011 with about $12.8 million in cash on hand. Warren had more than $6 million in the bank. Warren's fundraising figures were first reported by the Boston Globe.
“From all across our commonwealth, people are supporting our campaign and the fight to level the playing field for middle class families,” Warren said in a statement. “With Wall Street lining up against this campaign, already contributing millions and willing to pay any price to try to stop our work, it’s going to take a strong, grassroots effort like this to win.”
The campaign said that the average contribution was $64.
Brown will officially launch his re-election campaign on Jan. 19, the two-year anniversary of his come-from-behind victory over state Attorney General Martha Coakley (D).
Recent polling has shown the Senate race is extremely close. Roll Call rates the contest as a Tossup.
Vice President Joe Biden waits to conduct a mock swearing-in ceremony with Sen. Brian Schatz, D-Hawaii, in the Capitol's Old Senate Chamber, December 2, 2014. Schatz was sworn in to serve the remainder of his term since he was appointed to the seat after Sen. Daniel Inouye, D-Hawaii, passed away.