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Sanders Narrowly Outspends Clinton in Ads in March 15 States

Bernie Sanders has outspent Hillary Clinton in advertisements in the March 15 primary states, $6.3 million to $5.3 million overall, including in Missouri, North Carolina and Ohio, according to ad-spending data from SMG Delta.

Clinton, meanwhile, has outspent Sanders in Florida and Illinois.

In the Republican race, outside GOP groups attacking Donald Trump have spent nearly $13 million combined in these states - not including the millions that Marco Rubio's Super PAC has aired against Trump.

Indeed, Rubio's Super PAC has spent $8.2 million alone in Florida. Here the numbers:

  • Clinton: $737,000
  • Sanders: $365,000
  • Rubio: $8.2 million
  • Anti-Trump: $7.4 million (American Future Fund, Club for Growth, Our Principles PAC)
  • Trump: $2.2 million
  • Cruz: $391,000
  • Clinton: $1.4 million
  • Sanders: $1.3 million
  • Anti-Trump: $4.3 million
  • Rubio: $1.6 million
  • Cruz: $610,000
  • Kasich: $221,000
  • Trump: $125,000
  • Sanders: $1.4 million
  • Clinton: $375,000
  • Cruz: $777,000
  • Rubio: $384,000
  • Anti-Trump: $275,000
  • Trump: $211,000
  • Sanders: $2.3 million
  • Clinton: $2.1 million
  • Kasich: $2.2 million
  • Trump: $1.4 million
  • Anti-Trump: $795,000
  • Cruz: $159,000

North Carolina

  • Sanders: $972,000
  • Clinton: $640,000
  • Cruz: $1.0 million
  • Trump: $234,000

SOURCE: SMG Delta