2010 ElectionsReleases

U.S. House and U.S. Senate advertising spending approaches $200M in last five weeks, $367M total since Jan 1

Influx of Spending Indicates House is the True Battleground; IGs Spending Over $65 Million in Federal & Gov Races (MIDDLETOWN, CT) Oct. 13, 2010 – An estimated $198M has been spent on advertising in U.S. Senate and U.S. House races in the five weeks between 9/1 and 10/7.  With September as the traditional start to the general election season, the 75 percent increase in spending (from $113M during the same period in 2008) includes an 84 percent spending increase in U.S. Senate races and a 65 percent increase in U.S. House ads. ***View entire release as pdf, by clicking here. ***To…
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October 13, 2010
2010 ElectionsReleases

Over $219M spent on advertising in U.S. Senate and U.S. House races since Jan. 1

Candidate and Interest Group Ad Volume, Spending Up Dramatically Over 2008; Party Spending Down; IGs Spending Over $100 Million in Federal & Gov Races (MIDDLETOWN, CT) Sept. 27, 2010  – As of Sept. 15, an estimated $220 million has been spent on political advertising in races for Congress, greatly exceeding the roughly $135 million spent in U.S. House and Senate elections at this point in 2008.  In the first election cycle following the Supreme Court’s landmark decision in Citizens United v. FEC, the airwaves are being saturated with more House and Senate advertising, up 20 percent and 79 percent respectively in…
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September 27, 2010