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In the final days of the campaign, Bob Dole is trailing President Clinton not only in the polls, but also at the bank.
Dole had $19.2 million and Clinton had $34.5 million left to spend as of Oct. 16, according to according to
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3. final financial reports of the season filed on Thursday.
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But Dole spokeswoman Christina Martin Christina Martin (Born - January 1980) came third in the 2006 Funny Women Awards. She has been writing features and articles for Viz Comic since April 2006 and has recently started writing for New Humanist magazine. said, ``We have an aggressive strategy in place and we will be able to execute it with the funds that remain.''
For the Clinton campaign, the continued financial advantage means plenty of money for get-out-the-vote efforts, including TV and radio ads and letters designed to remind Democrats to vote on Nov. 5.
``We both have to be concerned about turning our vote out,'' said Clinton's deputy campaign manager, Ann Lewis Ann Lewis (born December 20, 1937) Senior Advisor for Hillary for President, has served as the Director of Communications for HillPAC and Friends of Hillary 2005-2007 and from 1997 –2000 as Director of Communications and then Counselor to Bill Clinton. . ``They have to be concerned about their vote being depressed. We have to make sure people don't think the polls look so good my vote doesn't matter.''
Because the candidates accepted taxpayer financing, Dole and Clinton are limited to spending $74 million apiece a·piece
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[Middle English a pece : a, a; see a on their fall campaigns. The political parties, however, have provided millions of dollars in help to both candidates through television ads promoting Republican and Democratic issues - spending they contend is outside limits imposed on the campaigns.
Perot qualified for $29 million from the taxpayers. The Texas billionaire, who languishes in single digits in the polls, held his early spending down so he could make a big push this month, aides said. In the first two weeks of October, Perot spent $10.6 million.
Dole has never overcome the financial disadvantage he suffered during the primary season, when he battled big-spending primary opponents and Clinton faced no serious Democratic challenger.
As of Oct. 16, with 20 days left to campaign, Dole had spent about $55 million on TV advertising, polling, travel and other expenses, according to his report prepared for the Federal Election Commission and campaign estimates.
Clinton had used up $39.2 million, according to his campaign. That left the president with enough to spend $1.6 million per day through Election Day.