By Reid Wilson
March 1, 2016 at 2:19 pm ET
The seven remaining presidential candidates and their affiliated super PACs have dumped more than $23 million on airtime in states voting on Super Tuesday, according to our ad buyer sources. The bulk of that money came from the Democratic side; both Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders shelled out more than $6 million to buy TV and radio spots.
Here’s who spent, and where:
Cruz Cruz State Campaign PACs Alabama $471k $205k Arkansas $189k $465k Georgia $1.02m $430k Minnesota $10k Oklahoma $296k $556k Tennessee $651k $676k Texas $501k $477k Virginia $110k Total $3.14m $2.92m
Kasich Kasich State Campaign PACs Massachusetts $56k $109k Vermont $75k $57k Total $131k $166k
Rubio Rubio State Campaign PACs Alabama $14k $290k Arkansas $59k $196k Georgia $43k $222k Oklahoma $52k $163k Tennessee $125k $286k Virginia $169k $607k Vermont $58k Total $462k $1.82m
Trump Trump Anti- State Campaign PACs Trump* Alabama $215k Arkansas $129k $405k Georgia $278k Oklahoma $400k Tennessee $205k Texas $384k Virginia $225k Total $1.44m $805k
* The anti-Trump spending mostly came from the Club for Growth, which bought big in those states. Another anti-Trump super PAC spent a few thousand dollars on small ad buys.
Clinton Clinton State Campaign PACs Alabama $543k Arkansas $93k Colorado $769k Georgia $487k $186k Massachusetts $1.18m Minnesota $757k Oklahoma $535k Tennessee $433k $128k Texas $1.30m $91k Virginia $582k Vermont $23k Total $6.70m $405k
Sanders Sanders State Campaign PACs Alabama $95k Arkansas >$1k Colorado $1.78m $29k Massachusetts $1.79m Minnesota $1.49m Oklahoma $988k Texas $171k $22k Total $6.32m $51k
Retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson is not on air, and hasn’t been since spending money in South Carolina before last Saturday’s primary.
Reid Wilson previously worked at Morning Consult as an editor.