Campaign Spending Habits: Democrats v. Republicans
Well, THIS is exciting! 
We used our newly upgraded expenditures database to look at how Democratic and Republican campaigns spent their money differently from 2002-2012. Our researchers broke down more than $10 billion in spending by candidates from the 2002 through 2012 campaign cycles to look at how Democratic and Republican candidates put their cash to use in six major categories. 
Here’s what we found.

Campaign Spending Habits: Democrats v. Republicans

Well, THIS is exciting!

We used our newly upgraded expenditures database to look at how Democratic and Republican campaigns spent their money differently from 2002-2012. Our researchers broke down more than $10 billion in spending by candidates from the 2002 through 2012 campaign cycles to look at how Democratic and Republican candidates put their cash to use in six major categories.

Here’s what we found.