Follow the money

September 2016

Who’s going to win the U.S. Presidential election in November?  If history is a reliable guide, it will be the candidate who raises the most money during the campaign season.  The last time the candidate who raised the most money lost was Gerald Ford vs. Jimmy Carter in 1976.  Ever since, the money determined the winner.

The accompanying chart tells the story, and the first thing you notice is how much more money the recent Presidential campaigns raised (and spent) than those back in the 1960s through 1990s.  The Obama campaigns greatly outraised the McCain and Romney candidacies, and George W. Bush outraised Al Gore and John Kerry in their electoral contests. 

So far, the Clinton campaign is outraising Team Trump by a 3:1 margin. 

Sincerely, 

Edward J. Kohlhepp, Jr., CFP®, MBA

President  

Edward J. Kohlhepp, CFP®, ChFC, CLU, CPC, MSPA

Founder & CEO

 

 

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This material was prepared by BobVeres.com., and does not necessarily represent the views of the presenting party, nor their affiliates. This information has been derived from sources believed to be accurate. Please note - investing involves risk, and past performance is no guarantee of future results. The publisher is not engaged in rendering legal, accounting or other professional services. If assistance is needed, the reader is advised to engage the services of a competent professional. This information should not be construed as investment, tax or legal advice and may not be relied on for the purpose of avoiding any Federal tax penalty. This is neither a solicitation nor recommendation to purchase or sell any investment or insurance product or service, and should not be relied upon as such. All indices are unmanaged and are not illustrative of any particular investment.

 

Source:   

http://www.forbes.com/sites/niallmccarthy/2016/07/28/how-much-does-money-matter-in-u-s-presidential-elections-infographic

 

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