Jeb Bush’s campaign raised about $13.4 million in the third quarter, outpacing both Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz but falling far short of Ben Carson’s reportedly $20 million haul.
Bush’s campaign said he had $10.3 million in the bank – providing a stark contrast with fellow Floridian Rubio’s campaign, which raised only $6 million last quarter but reported having $11 million cash on hand. Cruz’s available cash at the end of the quarter was larger still at $13.5 million.
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With the pace of his fundraising appearing to slack off amid falling poll numbers, Bush has been scaling back some expenses as donors and supporters have grown increasingly nervous. Rubio, meanwhile, has run what appears to be a leaner campaign.