POLITICAL PRICE: 2018 Midterm Election Cycle Expected to TOP $5 BILLION in Spending

Originally published at: https://www.hannity.com/media-room/political-price-2018-midterm-election-cycle-expected-to-top-5-billion-in-spending/

The 2018 midterm election cycle is expected to make history once the dust settles late Tuesday evening, with economists and experts predicting the political contests will cost over $5 billion in campaign cash.

If the predictions are correct, the 2018 midterms will be the most expensive in American history.

“We expected to see the numbers climb, as they typically do, but the astonishing spike in campaign donations is a solid indicator of the intensity driving this year’s campaigns,” said one insider.

According to the Center for Responsive Politics, Democrats raised over $1.3 billion from individual donors while Republicans took in approximately $1 billion.

The Texas Senate race between Sen. Ted Cruz and Democrat Beto O’Rourke is expected to have cost over $110 million alone.

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