Cruz is Cruisin’ in SC

By on Feb, 17 2016 with Comments 0

Democrat and RepublicanTed Cruz has purchased the most radio ads in Greenville-Spartanburg, Columbia and Charleston, SC. His Super PAC Keep The Promise I has aired 1,015 spots, while his campaign ran 517 spots and the other Super PAC Lone Star Committee aired 24 spots bringing his grand total to 1,556 spots to-date.

Hillary Clinton aired 1,425 spots total, with 384 spots coming from her Super PAC Priorities USA Action and her campaign bought 1,041 spots, according to Media Monitors, which measured data from Jan. 1 to Feb. 14.

Next was Marco Rubio with 918 spots total, which was made up of only spots from his Super PAC Conservative Solutions PAC.

Donald Trump, the front-runner in most polls, aired 543 spots, all from his campaign coffers Donald Trump for President.

Jeb Bush ran 522 spots; 373 spots from Jeb Bush for President campaign, while another 149 spots came from the Super PAC Right to Rise USA.

Ben Carson’s pitch was heard in 369 spots since the first of the year with 277 spots coming from his campaign, while another 92 were provided by the Black America’s Action Fund.

Interestingly, Bernie Sanders only ran 312 spots from his campaign.

And finally, lessor known candidate Willie Wilson ran 165 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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