The campaign of his opponent, incumbent Sen.
U.S. Senate candidate Beto O'Rourke of Texas has spent more than any other U.S. politician this election cycle, according to newly released data from Facebook. He raised $61.8 million in support of his campaign, compared with $24.8 million for Cruz. Ted Cruz forked over more than $5.4 million on Facebook ads since May - more than 10 times the amount the Republican spent on his re-election bid over that same time period.
According to the Chronicle, no general election U.S. Senate race until now has cost more than $77 million-a record set in MA in 2012 when Democrat Elizabeth Warren defeated Republican Scott Brown. As an update to the feature, Facebook has made the information about political spenders more comprehensible and useful even for non-Facebook members. He was followed by President Donald Trump's political action committee, the Trump Make America Great Again Committee, which spent $3.14 million. ExxonMobil has promoted a campaign supporting offshore drilling and urged a "no" vote on a Colorado ballot measure that would limit fracking.
The social network released a new Ad Archive report as part of an effort to be more transparent about political promotions after Russian operatives used its service to stir up conflict in the USA around the 2016 presidential race.
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He had been planning to settle in Istanbul and marry his Turkish fiancee when he was detained and killed in the Saudi Consulate. After weeks of denials, the kingdom finally confirmed Khashoggi's death on October 20, claiming he died in a fistfight .
"Make your plan to vote, but please give thought to encouraging others to vote, too", one ad seen by at least hundreds of thousands Facebook accounts said.
Issues of national importance vary, depending on "which country you're planning to run ads related to politics or issues of national importance in", according to the site.
The report demonstrated that barely short of $256.4 million was spent on nearly 1.7 million politically-oriented advertisements reported since May of the present year.