Groups spent $35 per voter on Maryland casino ads

Max Smith,

WASHINGTON – For months, voters were bombarded by campaign ads for everything from the presidential and congressional races, to local ballot questions. In the end, outside groups spent enough on ads to buy each voter a nice dinner.

A WTOP review of spending on Question 7 in Maryland finds supporters and opponents of the now-approved expanded gambling measure spent more than $35 per vote cast on the issue.

According to unofficial election results, 2,479,262 Marylanders

In Virginia’s Senate race, federal election disclosure data @WTOP on Twitter.

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