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TV ads, takeout food, ‘campaign attire’: Here’s how 2022 midterm candidates are spending their money

Written by on September 6, 2022

Midterms are simply two months away. How are 2022 candidates spending?

With slightly greater than two months to go, incumbents and challengers alike to date have poured tens of millions of {dollars} into the midterm elections. A few of what they’ve spent on run the gamut.

  • Democrats are outpacing their Republican counterparts in midterm spending since Jan. 1.
  • Some candidates spent tens of millions on their races and nonetheless misplaced.
  • From go karts to Nespresso, not all candidates’ marketing campaign bills are strictly political.

With slightly greater than two months till the Nov. eight midterm elections, 2022 congressional candidates are gearing up for the ultimate stretch of campaigning, hoping to energise their bases to go to the polls to vote in November.

These efforts aren’t free.  

Incumbents and challengers alike to date have poured tens of millions of {dollars} into the midterm elections.