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Clinton vs. Trump: How Much Did Their Votes Cost?


We were wondering how much it costs these days to buy a vote.  It varies by candidate, but by how much?  According to the website publicintegrity.org, Hillary Clinton spent a total of $624M on her presidential campaign, while Donald Trump spent $282M.  Accorind to Politico.com on 11/11/16, Clinton received 60,467,245 votes, while Trump received 60,071,650 votes.  By doing a little simple math, we found that Clinton spent $10.32 on every vote she received, while Trump spent $4.69 on every one of his votes.  That means that Clinton had to spend 120% more than Trump for every one of her votes.  Any way you look at it, Trump got the better deal.