Democrats Spent 5 Times More Than GOP On Twitter Advertising in 6 Months

NewsBusters | 1/16/2019 | Staff
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Social media political spending before, during, and after the midterms was a favorite activity of the Democratic Party.

Democratic politicians poured money into Twitter campaigns for different elections between June 1 of 2018 and January 1 of 2019. Beto O’Rourke, Kamala Harris, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand and other, Democratic senators and senator candidates poured $1,667,400 into Twitter advertisements. Overall, according to OpenSecrets, Democrats spent $2.5 million on Twitter campaigns in the past six months. This is five times more than the GOP.

Comparison - Conservatives - GOP - Twitter - Ads

In comparison, conservatives and the GOP only spent $510,045 on Twitter ads. President Trump did not need to spend any money on Twitter impressions. The top GOP ad buyers were the NRCC with $40,000, the NRSC with $11,200, and the Restoration Pac with $9,900.

Democrats also spent an enormous amount of money on Facebook...
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