Roseanne Barr Self-Funding Green Party Run For President
And with good reason: Since formally launching her bid in early February, Barr raised just $31,500 through March 31, federal disclosures out today show.
Of that, $25,000 came from a loan Barr made to her campaign on March 1.
“FEC rules limit what one can contribute to one’s own campaign, but staff needs to be paid,” Barr explained.
Just one person — Eric Weinrib of Brooklyn, N.Y., who gave $2,500 and listed his occupation as “unemployed” — made a cash donation of more than the itemized reporting threshold of $200.