Articles are beginning to appear regarding the amount of money being raised by presidential candidates for the 2016 primary cycle. The article linked here from the New York Times (April 9, 2015) shows that four linked Super PACs have raised $31 million dollars in just a few days for the first announced candidate, Senator Ted Cruz of Texas.
"Super Pacs Quickly Raise $31 Million"
LWV Edina, MN
Member LWVUS Money in Politics Committee