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Romney forces: $11M in last week in Pa

Published by Tim McNulty on .

Here are final tallies on late Pa television advertising from Kantar Media/CMAG over the last week: from Oct. 6-28 there was $300k spent on presidential TV ads, and from Oct. 29-Nov. 4 $11.2 million.

Bloomberg has some more breakdown over the spots, which were 2/3 pro-Romney/anti-Obama:

The pro-Romney side supplied 5,115 of the 8,052 ads, or 64 percent, on Pennsylvania broadcast stations in the seven-day period ended Nov. 4, according to Kantar Media's CMAG, a television ad tracker. President Barack Obama's re-election campaign supplied 2,840 ads, or 35 percent.

Romney's campaign accounted for 1,057 ads, or just 21 percent of the total Republican ads. The rest of the pro-Romney groups on Pennsylvania television read like a who's who in Republican super-political action committees and non-profit groups.

American Crossroads, a Republican super-political action committee, provided 889 ads, followed by Restore Our Future, a pro-Romney super-PAC, with 822 spots. The Republican National Committee provided 625 spots and American Future Fund, a nonprofit founded by Iowa Republican political operatives, placed 535 spots.

Here are the rest of the Republican-leaning groups: Americans for Prosperity (409 ads), a non-profit group founded and funded by the billionaire industrialists Charles and David Koch; Super PAC for America (285), linked to political commentators Michael Reagan and Dick Morris; Americans for Job Security (281 ads), a non-profit group; 60 Plus Association (116 ads), an advocacy group representing seniors; the American Energy Alliance (88 ads), which ran ads in Pittsburgh and Johnstown attacking Obama's proposed cap-and-trade system to reduce carbon emissions; and the Republican Jewish Coalition (8 ads).

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