Democratic presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg raised $24.7 million in the final quarter of 2019, his campaign announced on Wednesday.

The three-month take by the mayor of South Bend, Ind., surpassed the $19.2 million his campaign raised in the third quarter.

Buttigieg, the first of the Democratic candidates to disclose fourth-quarter donations, raised more than $76 million from more than 730,000 individuals during 2019,  campaign manager Mike Schmuhl said in a statement to CNN.

“Pete has demonstrated that he has the appeal, message, and leadership to build a winning organization to not only secure the nomination, but to defeat Donald Trump this year,” Schmuhl said in the note.

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