Political Parties Spent $225 Million on Targeted Elections

December 2006
Response;Dec2006, Vol. 15 Issue 3, p10
The article reports that the National committees for Democrats and Republicans had spent approximately $225 million in advertising during the 2006 midterm election cycle in the U.S. The advertising has been so saturated that commercial time for other advertisements. In 10 tight Senate races and 66 races for the House of Representatives, there was a surge in political advertising during the final two weeks of campaigns, culminating in the November 7, 2006 election.


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