(CNN) – The Republican National Committee reported raising $11.3 million in February, a number they said would help them beat President Barack Obama in the upcoming general election fight.
The RNC noted they had $26.5 million cash on hand, and had taken in $5.8 million in donations from major benefactors since the beginning of 2012.
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February fundraising numbers from the Democratic National Committee have not yet been released.
On Thursday, the campaign of GOP presidential frontrunner Mitt Romney announced it raised $11.5 million in February, bringing its total fundraising for the 2012 election cycle to $75 million.
Romney's campaign said they had $7.3 million cash on hand, a reflection of the bitter and expensive fight Romney has waged against his GOP rivals.
In January, the RNC reported raising $27 million in the fourth quarter of 2011, which was higher than its Democratic counterpart. The DNC said it raised $24 million in the final three months of 2011.