On Monday afternoon, South Bend, Ind. Mayor Pete Buttigieg , more than seven months after launching his campaign for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, to start allowing members of the media into his fundraisers and to begin disclosing his bundlers ― the term for the typically wealthy supporters of a presidential candidate who not only donate their own cash, but also collect donations from others.
Buttigieg had previously released an initial list of bundlers in April, and California Sen. had released her bundlers before dropping out of the race earlier this month. Vermont Sen. and Massachusetts Sen. don’t engage in high-dollar fundraising, and thus don’t have bundlers. A few wealthy candidates outside the top tier ― former Rep. John Delaney, former New