United States: Donations to the Greens' Jill Stein explode nearly 1000% after Sanders endorses Clinton

Jill Stein, the presumptive Green Party presidential nominee, is seeing an unprecedented surge of energy for her campaign in the wake of Bernie Sanders' endorsement of Hillary Clinton.

Stein said donations to her campaign increased tenfold in the 24 hours after Sanders' July 12 endorsement.

Jill Stein, the presumptive Green Party presidential nominee, is seeing an unprecedented surge of energy for her campaign in the wake of Bernie Sanders' endorsement of Hillary Clinton.

Jill Stein, the presumptive Green Party presidential nominee, is seeing an unprecedented surge of energy for her campaign in the wake of Bernie Sanders' endorsement of Hillary Clinton.

Stein said donations to her campaign increased tenfold in the 24 hours after Sanders' July 12 endorsement.

Jill Stein, the presumptive Green Party presidential nominee, is seeing an unprecedented surge of energy for her campaign in the wake of Bernie Sanders' endorsement of Hillary Clinton.

Stein said donations to her campaign increased tenfold in the 24 hours after Sanders' July 12 endorsement.

By the next day, the Green Party had received more than $80,000 in contributions, over half of which comes from first-time donors, and half of which comes in the form of contributions under $50. Tellingly, about 615 of those contributions totalled $27 — the exact number commonly trumpeted and solicited by the Sanders campaign during his revolutionary grassroots funding movement.

“There's been an explosion of Berners coming in through every portal of the campaign, and it's really exciting,” Stein told US Uncut. “There is so much courage out there to stand up to the marching orders handed down by the usual suspects.”

Stein's social media accounts have also seen large growth and engagement in the past 24 hours. A recent livestream posted to the Stein campaign's Facebook page had been viewed over 300,000 times in less than a day. There were also 10,000 new signups for her email list in the day after Sanders' endorsement of Clinton.

[Abridged from US Uncut.]

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