New filings were released by the Federal Election Commission last night, and they show that the rich guy, Donald Trump, is thus far getting thumped by his Democratic opponent in the money race by a large margin. Include super PACs and the gap is even wider.
To see a breakdown, check out the Center for Public Integrity’s handy campaign cash interactive feature here.
And now for the numbers you need to know:
- Amount of money all presidential candidates and groups supporting them have raised so far this election: $1.48 billion
- Amount raised by Democrat Hillary Clinton’s campaign: $275 million
- Amount raised by Republican Donald Trump’s campaign: $91 million
- Portion of Trump’s campaign war chest coming from his own funds: 55 percent
- Date on which Trump’s campaign last aired a TV ad: May 4, 2016
- Date on which the Republican Party called for campaign contribution limits to be raised or eliminated: July 18, 2016
- Amount that one nascent pro-Trump super PAC hopes to raise before Election Day: $60 million
- Amount that it raised in June: $2 million
- Amount the largest pro-Clinton super PAC has raised so far for the election: $100 million
- Amount it has already spent on explicitly anti-Trump advertising: $31 million
- Rank of Florida among the states most targeted with TV ads since the presidential primaries ended: 1
- How frequently, on average, a Clinton campaign TV ad aired last week in Florida: Every 5 minutes
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