Outside Spending Groups Air Over 80 Percent of Ads in GOP Primaries, Almost All are Sponsored by Super PACs;
Big gaps between advertising and polls:
Pro-Bush ads more than double nearest GOP rival,
Pro-Cruz ads are rare and Trump noticeably absent,
Dark money fueling Rubio
December 15, 2015Read more
Evidence about the Involvement and Influence of Interest Group Advertising(MIDDLETOWN, CT) February 6, 2015 – Two comprehensive studies of the campaign ad trends from the 2014 election have been published by the researchers from the Wesleyan Media Project, in addition to a piece on disclosure and campaign ads. "Political Advertising in 2014: The...
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...