Rubio Super PAC makes TV buy in N.Va.
UPDATED 5:55 PM
TV stations in Roanoke, Richmond and Norfolk reported this afternoon that Donald Trump had made his first TV ad buys heading into Tuesday's presidential primary.
Trump purchased $85,000, a modest buy so far compared to Republican Marco Rubio and Democrat Hillary Clinton.
The numbers -- which can change any moment -- were as follows at 5:30 today based on postings with the Federal Communication Commissions:
$447,617 - Rubio
- $405,442 - Conservative Solutions PAC (Rubio-supporting Super PAC)
- $42,175 - Rubio for President - Marco
$363,005 - Clinton for President - Hillary
$85,580 - Trump for President- Donald
Updated at 1 p.m.
Thanks to a $245,000 buy in Northern Virginia, committees backing Republican Marco Rubio have outspent other candidiates running in next Tuesday's presidential primaries.
Conservative Solutions, a super PAC supporting Rubio, has bought airtime totaling $405,442 in the state's four largest markets. Rubio's campaign has bought another $39,015, according to a check at 11:00 a.m. check of online postings on the Federal Communications Commission website.
The situation is fluid and could change any minute. As of this morning, only Rubio and Democrat Hillary Clinton have bought airtime in Virginia through next Tuesday.
Total amount spent in each market:
- $245,430 - Conservative Solutions PAC (Rubio Super PAC)
- $148,905 - Clinton for President - Hillary
- $87,825 - Conservative Solutions PAC (Rubio Super PAC)
- $3,930 - Rubio for President - Marco
- $129,395 - Clinton for President - Hillary
- $52,610 - Conservative Solutions PAC (Rubio Super PAC)
- $24,255 - Rubio for President - Marco
- $60,025 - Clinton for President – Hillary
- $10,830 - Rubio for President – Marco
Feb. 25, 2016