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Sanders Outspends Clinton 2-to-1 in New York Ads

by Mark Murray /
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Sen. Bernie Sanders addresses supporters Sunday in Prospect Park in Brooklyn, New York.Justin Lane / EPA

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Bernie Sanders’ campaign has outspent Hillary Clinton over New York’s airwaves by a 2-to-1 margin, according to ad-spending data from SMG Delta.

The Sanders campaign has spent $5.6 million on ads in the Empire State, versus $2.8 million for the Clinton campaign.

The Republican side has seen significantly less spending: John Kasich’s campaign and Super PAC have spent $480,000 over the airwaves, while Ted Cruz and his groups have doled out $467,000.

Donald Trump – who is leading in all of the New York polls – has spent just $67,000 on ads in the state.

  • Team Sanders: $5.6 million (all from campaign)
  • Team Clinton: $2.8 million (all from campaign)
  • Team Kasich: $480,000 ($349K from Super PAC, $131K from campaign)
  • Team Cruz: $467,000 ($419K from Super PAC, $48K from campaign)
  • Team Trump: $67,000 (all from campaign)

SOURCE: SMG Delta

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