March 9, 2016

Clinton’s Losing Michigan Campaign – By The Numbers

Secretary Clinton’s loss in Michigan Tuesday night surprised most pundits and political observers. The reason for that is the massive advantage Clinton built for herself in the lead up to the state’s primary.

Clinton spent millions, hosted 19 separate campaign rallies and events, received the endorsements from both of Michigan’s senators, the two largest newspapers, and more than 140 elected officials. See below for more:

Clinton’s Michigan Campaign:

$2.6 million spent on TV ads

19 campaign events by Clinton & family members

21.4 percentage point lead heading into Primary Day

2 U.S. Senators from Michigan endorsed

More than 140 Michigan elected officials endorsed

2 largest papers – The Detroit Free Press and Detroit News – endorsed