Ignore the liberal media’s all too predictable gnashing of teeth over the prospect of Paul Ryan joining Mitt Romney on the GOP ticket – the approval rating that truly matters in a campaign came through loud and clear for Team Romney – millions of dollars in online contributions following the announcement.
- Donors: over 41,000
- Average donation: $85
- Website visits: 700,000
The campaign saw an interesting phenomenon after the Ryan announcement. Over 30% of the visits came from mobile devices, something the source tells me the campaign has never seen before in this cycle. It shows that the selection of Ryan may have some significant upside among younger voters who may relate more to Ryan than to Obama, Joe Biden, and the administration that has cratered job prospects for this demographic over the last three years. LINK
The campaign has a new web video out today featuring the newest team member and his introductory speech: