Sweet blog extra: Giuliani raises $15.5 million for primary in first quarter.

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WASHINGTON–GOP White House hopeful Rudy Giuliani’s team just wrapped up a conference call with reporters briefing on his first quarter fundraising numbers. The former New York City mayor filed his report less than one hour ago with the Federal Election Commission, before the Sunday night deadline.

Most important number: Giuliani has $10.5 million cash on hand. He had 28,356 donors (compare to more than 100,000 for Democrat Barack Obama and 50,000 for Democrat Hillary Rodham Clinton)

Team G’s numbers

primary cash on hand $10.81 million

total receipts first quarter $16.6 million

of that, for the primary 15.5 million

for cycle, including transfers from other accounts $18 million

disbursements $5.7 million

debt $88,000

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