With the actual Democratic nomination votes coming in about 4 months…..
Money has begun to evaporate for those in the lower tier….
Going after Joe Biden has not worked for them….
Democratic presidential candidate Julián Castro is warning supporters that his campaign will be over if he does not qualify for the November debate.
“I don’t say this lightly: If I don’t make the next debate stage, it will be the end of my campaign,” Castro wrote in a fundraising email Thursday.
The email sought donations for ads to help him reach the new polling threshold: 3% in four national polls or 5% in two surveys from the first four early voting states. Castro has already met the donor requirement of 165,000 individuals but hasn’t met the polling requirement — or even come close.
Castro, the former U.S. housing secretary and San Antonio mayor, told supporters the polling threshold is “designed to cut candidates like me from the running,” arguing it benefits wealthier candidates who can afford to air ads to boost their numbers…..