These companies spent millions on political adds on Facebook

Quinnipiac poll releases new numbers on Cruz-O’Rourke race

Campaign finance reports released Friday revealed the cost of the heated contest between GOP Sen. Some analysts have cautioned Democrats that they're focusing too much attention on headline-grabbing races like Texas at the expense of more winnable contests.

Republican Ted Cruz is leading Democrat Beto O'Rourke by six points in the Texas senate race, according to a new poll by the University of Texas and the Texas Tribune.

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Ben & Jerry's, a part of Unilever, has spent more than $401 000 since May on various ads, including one supporting a Florida ballot measure that would let felons vote.

In order to do so, when an advertiser categorizes an ad as being related to politics or an issue of national importance, it must disclose who paid for the ad, Facebook said.

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Also, according to Facebook, nearly $5 million has been spent running ads on President Donald Trump's main Facebook page, "Donald J. Trump". The campaign has spent more than $5 million on 6,024 Facebook ads since May, with more than 1,000 of those ads run in the last week.

Opponents of one of the California ballot measures, Proposition 8, plowed almost $1 million into Facebook ads in an effort to sway the state's voters. Proposition 112 would set minimum distance requirements for new gas and oil projects. The company has brought in new rules for political ad-buyers in light of the 2016 election campaign, when Russian operatives targeted Americans with political ads. It privately requires government-issued identification from political ad buyers but allows them pseudoanonymity in public disclosures through vague names such as Be Registered LLC.

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Whether you agree with its picks or not, the board often provides good context - particularly in local races. Voters, too, may just be responding to efforts at the state level to make registering and voting easier.

Facebook Inc. said the top spender on political ads on its sites since May was U.S. Senate candidate Beto O'Rourke, who is challenging Republican Ted Cruz in Texas.

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