Election

A Look At Campaign Spending In Georgia’s U.S. Senate Runoff Election

The nonpartisan Center for Responsive Politics estimated the presidential and congressional campaigns will rack up about $14 billon. in spending.
The nonpartisan Center for Responsive Politics estimated the presidential and congressional campaigns will rack up about $14 billon. in spending.
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This year’s presidential election was record-breaking in many ways.

Voter turnout reached a high — more than than 144 million people cast votes.

Campaign spending also reached record highs. The nonpartisan Center for Responsive Politics estimated the presidential and congressional campaigns will rack up about $14 billon.

And with Georgia’s two Senate seats are heading into runoff races this number is only expected to rise.

Who will spend and where? On Tuesday’s edition of Closer Look with Rose Scott, Atlanta-based political strategist Fred Hicks weighed in.

Guest:

  • Political Analyst Fred Hicks

To hear the full conversation, click on the audio player above.

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