2016 ElectionsReleases

Presidential Ad Volumes Less than Half of 2012

Clinton Maintains Huge Advantage Over Trump Trump Campaign Running Positive Ads; Dems Hold Ad Advantage in Many Senate Races October 18, 2016 Report Highlights • Clinton ads out-air Trump ads more than 3:1 (Table 1) • Group ads still favor Clinton campaign (Table 2) • Pres ads this cycle more positive than the last 4 presidential campaigns (Table 3) • 50% of Trump ads are positive (Table 4) • Top media markets data show Florida still at center of pres ad storm (Table 5) • Senate ad advantage map (Figure 6) • NV Sen sees the most negative ads this…
Wesleyan Media Project
October 18, 2016