- The Washington Times - Monday, October 17, 2016

Hillary Clinton and her liberal allies are swamping Donald Trump’s campaign in the battle for radio air time, running 75 times as many ads as the Republican nominee in the past 10 days, according to a broadcast industry study.

There have been 15,948 pro-Clinton radio ads in 85 major radio markets across the U.S., compared with only 208 radio spots for Mr. Trump, reported Media Monitors, a New York-based firm.

In a breakdown of the totals, the report said Mrs. Clinton’s campaign aired 15,609 spots on radio from Oct. 7 to Oct. 16. The pro-Clinton super PAC Priorities USA Action added 339 ads supporting the Democratic nominee.

The super PAC Liberty Action Group aired 201 radio ads for Mr. Trump, while the Republican’s campaign ran only five spots. The super PAC 45Committee added two spots for Mr. Trump.

Libertarian candidate Gary Johnson bought 84 spots.



The two camps were nearly even in the number of television commercials, with 13,536 ads for Mrs. Clinton and 13,173 for Mr. Trump.

The survey found that Mrs. Clinton’s total consisted of 12,093 TV ads paid by her campaign, plus another 1,253 funded by the Service Employees International Union and the super PAC iAmerica Action.

Mr. Trump’s campaign ran 9,383 TV spots, and was aided by another 2,537 ads purchased by the National Rifle Association’s Institute for Legislative Action. The super Pac 45Committee added 1,253 commercials on television for the Republican.

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