Clinton Leads in Vegas TV Buys

By on Feb, 19 2016 with Comments 0

Democrat and RepublicanIn Las Vegas ahead of the upcoming Nevada caucuses candidates are buying a lot more TV ads than radio (see other story).

Democrats caucus this Saturday, February 20 and the Republicans meet on February 23.

On broadcast television, Hillary Clinton For President ran 2,357 spots and the Service Employees International Union COPE aired 13 spots giving Clinton the lead on TV with a total of 2,370 spots to-date, according to Media Monitors.

Bernie Sanders was not far behind with 2,037 spots, all from his campaign chest.

The Super PAC Conservative Solutions placed 180 spots for Marco Rubio, while his campaign aired 68 spots giving him a total of 248 spots. Roque De La Fuente, the San Diego real estate tycoon running for president, ran 109 TV spots in Las Vegas since January 1, 2016.

Finally, Jeb Bush’s Super PAC Right to Rise USA bought 35 spots.

About The Author: Leslie Stimson has been a reporter for 35+ years, starting in radio news. She’s spent the last 20 years reporting for radio trades.

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