Billionaire Michael Bloomberg has spent nearly $2 million on Facebook advertisements in addition to the nearly $58 million hes spent on television ads and a planned $100 million digital ad buy.
Bloombergs campaign spent $1.97 million on Facebook from Nov. 24 through Dec. 5, according to Facebook data.
Bloombergs Facebook spending trumped fellow billionaire and 2020 contender Tom Steyer, who spent $1.3 million over the same period of time.
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) spent around $400,000; Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) dropped $382,000; and, South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg spent $176,000. Former Vice President Joe Biden, the other top contender, spent just $59,200 over the time period, less than Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-Hawai), Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.), and entrepreneur Andrew Yang.
President Donald Trumps campaign spent $667,000 from Nov. 24 to Dec. 5. Overall this year, Trumps campaign has spent the most, dropping $16.5 million on Facebook campaign ads. Steyers campaign has spent $14.4 million overall, with no other campaign spending more than $6 million.
Bloomberg, 77, announced his campaign on Nov. 24.
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