Transcript for By the numbers: Bloomberg’s campaign goes bust
With Michael Bloomberg announcing today that he's ending his self funded run for the White House it marks the most expensive failed bid in history still let's take a look at Bloomberg's campaign. By the numbers in billionaire businessman and former New York City mayor was in the democratic race for just 101. Days after joining me campaign in late November. Bloomberg's unconventional strategy bypassed the four early primary and caucus states is he. Fort close to 600 million dollars of his personal wealth into his run including. A massive hiring spree and an unprecedented 585. Million dollars on political ads across the country. In total Bloomberg spent more than 240 million on TV and digital ads targeting Super Tuesday states alone. Where he had hoped to have a breakout performance in the that would ultimately launches campaign. After two less than stellar February debate performances Bloomberg's big bet on Super Tuesday flops. With the former New York mayor winning just one point seven million votes across the days fifteen contests. Bloomberg's lone bright spot picking up four delegates with his win in the territory of American Sanaa where he spent. 1651. Dollars on digital advertising and as of tonight. Bloomberg pulled in just twelve total delegates last night although more delegates and you'll still be allocated to Bloomberg in California. Forms fans Bloomberg's current net worth at 58 point four. Billion dollars meaning his failed run took away less than 1%. Of his total fortune.
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