Visualization: Combined Air Wars in Governor's Race


In the three weeks following Labor Day, nearly $4 million has been spent on broadcast TV ads in the Governor's race. 

The mix of ads include those paid for by Republican Ed Gillespie and Democrat Ralph Northam — and those by political groups. The Virginia Education Association, a teacher's union, has been running spots blasting Gillespie. Americans for Prosperity, a conservative group for limited government, has been running ads attacking Northam.

VPAP's latest data visualization breaks down the total amount that candidates and political groups have spent on ad buys in.

Combined Air Wars

Sept. 27, 2017