Cost of campaigning in battleground states

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MIAMI VALLEY, Ohio (WDTN) — Millions of dollars in ads and more than a year of campaigning have led to Election Day where voters will decide who will be our 45th president.

In terms of spending, recent numbers show Hillary Clinton outspent Donald Trump by a 2-to-1 ratio in battleground states.

According to a NBC News report, more than $385 million has been spent on TV ads in 13 key swing states, including Ohio. Of the total, Clinton and her supporters have spent $260 million.

Florida is the state where the most money has been spent.

Trump’s final ad aired Friday during the NFL and NCAA games and during NASCAR races. Hillary Clinton’s last pitch aired Monday night on NBC and CBS. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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