Rep. John Delaney, D-Md., stands in a food vendors building during a visit to the Iowa State Fair, Friday, Aug. 10, 2018, in Des Moines, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

Presidential candidates will need to receive 65,000 individual donations to appear on the Democratic National Committee’s debate stage.
In a growing field of candidates, standing out can be difficult, making it a steep challenge to obtain enough individual donations.
Former Maryland Rep. John Delaney is getting creative by pledging to donate his personal money to charity with each new donation.

Getting a spot on the debate stage is proving to be a difficult task for many of the candidates in the 2020 presidential race, after the Democratic National Committee set requirements to qualify, including reaching a minimum of 65,000 individual donations.

This has prompted lesser-known candidates to get creative, like former Maryland Rep. John Delaney, who is now pledging to contribute his own personal money to charity when he receives a campaign donation.

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Delaney, who has been actively running for president since June 2017 and made dozens of trips to early voting states, announced on Thursday a new plan to boost campaign contributions.

“John Delaney will personally donate $2 dollars to non-profits and charities for each new donor that contributes to his campaign as part of the …read more


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