A new report from Guido Fawkes reveals that Nigel Farage’s surging Brexit Party now has over 100,000 paying members.
The weeks-old party, which is neck-and-neck with the governing Conservatives in Westminster polling and leading the polls for the May 23 European elections, is rapidly approaching membership numbers similar to those of the 185-year old Tories.
The huge membership figure represents the groundbreaking grassroots fundraising prowess of the party, with each member paying £25 at sign-up.
That’s a total of over £2.5m raised in small donations since the party launched its European election campaign at the end of April.
With over a hundred thousand paying members and growing support from ex-Conservative donors like Jeremy Hosking, expect the Brexit Party to be well prepared for a snap general election…