2016 ElectionsReleases

Pro-Clinton Ads Continue to Dominate Airwaves

Parties, Republican Groups Staying Out of Presidential Race, but Trump Advertising at Same Pace as Romney in 2012; Senate Advertising Heats Up: Outside Group Activity Continues to Break Records; Third of Group Ads are Dark Money September 20, 2016 Report Highlights • Pro-Clinton ads dominating in most markets (Figures 1 & 2) • Party ads and pro-GOP group ads down in Pres. race (Table 2) • Pres. advertising is more negative in 2016 (Table 3) • Only Clinton reaching out through Spanish-Language advertising (Go to section) • Pres. ad spending nearly $600M for more than 700K ads (Table 4) •…
Wesleyan Media Project
September 20, 2016