Trump is getting the best return on investment.
A Bloomberg Politics analysis explains how a super-PAC supporting Hillary Clinton is covering advertising for her in some areas, while her campaign is footing the bill in battleground states markets like Orlando, Denver and Raleigh.
Clinton ran 9,781 ads from June 15-27, at an estimated cost of $6 million – or about $500,000 per day.
Bloomberg reports: The Clinton campaign advertising shows no signs of tapering off. Among some of her bigger advertising reservations set to air during the first two weeks of July are $2.7 million on national cable and satellite television targeting specific markets and states, $1.1 million in the Tampa-St. Petersburg market and $853,000 in Charlotte, North Carolina.
Although he has agreed he will do some advertising, presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump has said all along that he won’t be spending that much money to win the White House. “I don’t even need commercials, if you want to know the truth,” he said Wednesday in Maine.
Trump, a life-long successful businessman who wrote the best-selling book, “The Art of The Deal,” is getting the best return on his “investment”.
An NBC poll released Sunday showed Trump only 5 points behind Clinton.
A Quinnipiac University poll released Wednesday showed Clinton ahead only by two points, in a race “too close to call.”
And a Rasmussen poll just released Thursday gave Trump a 4-point lead, at 43%, compared to Clinton at 39%.
The super-Pac supporting Hillary, Priorities USA, plans to spend at least $158 million in advertising through election day. “Donald Trump is too divisive and dangerous to ever be president of the United States and Priorities is committed to aggressively taking the fight to him every day until we elect Hillary Clinton president,” Justin Barasky, the group’s spokesman, said in a statement.
Americans’ approval of the way Trump manages money was also reflected in the polls. In the recent NBC poll, asked who was better to handle the economy, Trump was ahead at 47 percent, compared to Clinton at 37 percent