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From the staff of the Tampa Bay Times

Bush and Rubio have spent $91 million, so far, on TV ads

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January

Florida’s a big money state and that’s translating to the presidential race, where Jeb Bush and Marco Rubio have unleashed a combined $91 million in ads. Compare that with the $8 million Donald Trump and Ted Cruz have spent.

Absorb that for a minute.

The numbers come from NBC News and its ad tracking partner SMG Delta.

Ad spending to date:

Team Bush: $58.8 million ($55.9M from Right to Rise Super PAC, $2.9M from campaign)

Team Rubio: $32.6 million ($11.6M from campaign, $11.2M from Super PAC, $9.9M from 501c4)

Team Sanders: $12.8 million (all from campaign)

Team Clinton: $11.6 million ($11.4M from campaign, $200K from Priorities USA Super PAC)

Team Christie: $11.4 million ($10.9M from Super PAC, $480K from campaign)

Team Kasich: $10.8 million ($267K from campaign, rest from outside groups)

Team Carson: $4.6 million ($4.4 million from campaign, $200K from Super PAC)

Team Cruz: $4.2 million ($1.9M from campaign, rest from outside groups)

Team Trump: $4 million (all from campaign)

Team Fiorina: $1.0 million (all from Super PAC)

Team O’Malley: $219,000 (all from Super PAC)

[Last modified: Wednesday, January 20, 2016 1:31pm]

    

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