Campaign Spending Peaks in Swing States

Epoch Times Staff Created: November 8, 2012 Last Updated: November 8, 2012
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The 2012 presidential campaign was a record-setting year for campaign spending.

ABC News reported that the overall dollars spent for each candidate are $931,471,420 for Obama and $1,022,753,733 for Romney.

The figures came from the Center for Responsive Politics, and include candidate, party, and outside advocacy group spending.

Dollars flowed like water in the swing states. The top five states for spending were Florida ($167,037,580), Ohio ($144,793,830), Virginia ($122,789,820), Colorado ($69,551,600), and North Carolina ($55,995,570), according to ABC News.

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