商业杂志《 福布斯》总编辑史帝夫 福布斯(Steve Forbes)在这项排行榜当中,位居第三。
Hillary spent 200 million heavily in the presidential election failed, as in recent years, the most “expensive” defeat, February 3, 2012, want to compete for the U.S. presidency, have spent huge amounts of money to fight the psychological preparation of the elections.
On the 3rd, “Central News Agency reported that U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, 2008 presidential election, spent 2.5066 billion U.S. dollars in the end, playing with toys, 2000, to date, the most expensive” defeat “the U.S. presidential election.
Investment in the party primaries to participate in the U.S. presidential election, this long political road, a step-by-step business needs to have strong financial, as a support backing. Regardless of campaign marketing materials, or the overhead of a huge election team, add up, costs are quite substantial.
Still participate in the Republican party primaries, major presidential candidates, for example, just won the Florida primary victory, former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney, or former U.S. House Speaker Newt Gingrich, and former Penn Senator Santo Salem, Texas Congressman Paul, statistics show: 4 people’s campaign, which this party primaries, have respectively spent tens of millions of dollars in astronomical overhead.
The dust settles, when the election results did not win the victory of candidates during the campaign, like the “burn” all of the various spending all like to go down the drain.
ABC (ABC), according to the declaration of election expenses of the U.S. Federal Election Commission figures, summary of the past 10 years, spent the most money, the results unsatisfying victory and defeat, “U.S. presidential candidate example, in the first place, in competing for the presidency in 2008, Hillary.
Had to have the title of U.S. First Lady Hillary Clinton as a Democratic senator from New York, 2001, 2008, intends to challenge the presidency, put the Democratic primary. During the party primaries, she spent a total of 2.5066 billion U.S. dollars, and finally lost to rival Barack Obama later successfully elected President of the United States.
According to statistics, as of June 2008, the Clinton election camp liabilities payments, accumulated up to $ 22.5 million, a record over the years – the maximum liability which the record in the U.S. presidential election candidates.
Hillary Clinton during the election period, out-of-pocket, the name of loans, $ 13.2 million individual deposit money to pay to her election team. After the election, in order to reduce the debt service pressure of the campaign team, this debt write off elimination.
Romney, in 2008, to participate in the Republican party primaries, has spent 1.1360 billion U.S. dollars, have been thwarted, so he became the second rank after Hillary, the most expensive of the “lost” the U.S. presidential election candidates.
As of the end of 2011, according to statistics of the U.S. Federal Election Commission announced on the 1st, Romney comeback in which the Republican party primaries, spending more than about 3720 million dollars in overhead.
Romney, the ability to do so, squeeze under other challenges opponents in the party’s nomination battle, one by one, on behalf of Republican against Obama, came under scrutiny.
The business magazine “Forbes” editor-in-chief Steve Forbes (Steve Forbes) in the list which ranked third.
In 2000, Forbes spent more than 8600 million dollars, to participate in the Republican party primaries, but unfortunately, in the states primaries performance, are not good enough, even had not won any state primaries.
Former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani, in 2008, spent more than 6500 million U.S. dollars, to participate in the Republican party primaries lost, making of them in this list, the name of the fourth.
Arizona Republican Senator John McCain, ranking No. 5. McCain, in 2000 at a cost of more than 5800 million U.S. dollars to compete for the Republican party nomination battle, and finally, lost to George W. Bush was later elected President of the United States.
According to statistics, up to date in early March 2000, McCain – announced its withdrawal from the election, when the election of George W. Bush camp to spend only about the McCain camp spent half the battle.