Study: Obama outspent McCain in swing states recently

The Wisconsin Advertising Project, which studies campaign ads, is out with a new report that says the Obama campaign spent more than McCain in swing states last week. But Minnesota was an exception, as you can see by this handy chart they made:

Advertising Spending by State 9/28 – 10/4

McCain Obama

Colorado $801,000 $980,000

Florida $659,000 $2,213,000

Indiana $179,000 $614,000

Iowa $227,000 $172,000

Michigan $1,250,000 $1,590,000

Minnesota $608,000 $121,000

Missouri $193,000 $492,000

North Carolina $148,000 $1,236,000

New Hampshire $160,000 $354,000

New Mexico $144,000 $185,000

Nevada $329,000 $616,000

Ohio $1,727,000 $2,218,000

Pennsylvania $1,645,000 $2,202,000

Virginia $547,000 $2,057,000

Wisconsin $896,000 $1,189,000

The report also says nearly all of McCain’s advertising was negative while about two-thirds of Obama’s was positive.

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