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The largest Democratic super PAC focused on the U.S. Senate is reserving nearly $70 million in fall advertising time, offering an early clue as to how the party’s top strategists view the emerging Senate battlefield.
Industry forecasters are adjusting projections for core ad spending and revising their spot ad outlooks, but one category — political spending — may be 1.5 to 2 times higher than expected, thanks in part to an infusion from Michael Bloomberg.
A return to broader targeting with inclusive messaging could prove a more effective way for candidates to drive enthusiastic support, gain credibility and unite voters to secure victory in November.
“When broadcast TV reaches 85% percent of registered voters in Michigan, beating out cable TV, radio, and social media, it’s hard to deny the influence local broadcast TV has over voters.”
Former New York mayor Mike Bloomberg has decided to form an independent expenditure campaign that will absorb hundreds of his presidential campaign staffers in six swing states to work to elect the Democratic nominee this fall.
Comscore said Thursday it has launched a new product that provides TV viewing and other audience data broken down by Congressional district.
“The vast majority of [political] spending goes to local broadcast or cable/satellite providers, as political advertisers focus on states, or even ZIP codes, that can swing an election.”

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