Pols set spending record

Freeman, Michael
November 1994
MediaWeek;11/14/94, Vol. 4 Issue 44, p6
Trade Publication
Reports on the political advertising expenses of politicians in the United States for the November 1994 mid-term elections. Reaction of television stations toward the increase in advertising expenses by politicians; Spot revenue for the election in Los Angeles, California; Record-high expenses in California for the senatorial race; Campaign spending in New York.


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