2014 Elections

Ad Spending Tops $1 Billion

Ad Spending Tops $1 Billion, Yet Ad Volume is Down From the Last Midterm Election

Over 600,000 Ads Sponsored by Groups; Almost 40 Percent Dark Money

  (MIDDLETOWN, CT) October 29, 2014 – Spending on television ads in federal and gubernatorial races in the 2013-14 election cycle has now topped $1 billion, with an...
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GOP Groups Keeping Senate Contests Close

Republicans Have Ad Advantage in Iowa, Kentucky Senate Races;

Dems Ahead in Michigan, Louisiana

  (MIDDLETOWN, CT) September 30, 2014 – Two weeks ago, the Wesleyan Media Project reported that Democrats had dominated advertising in the most competitive Senate races in the first part of September. But over the past two weeks, Republicans...
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