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Political spending tops $100 million in Georgia

This might not come as news to anyone with a television, computer screen or mailbox, but spending on this year's elections across Georgia is well beyond $100 million — even as reports continue to roll in ahead of Election Day on Tuesday.

In the Senate race, the candidates alone had spent a record-smashing $41.5 million as of Oct. 15 through a lengthy Republican primary and runoff season and in a bruising general election. Outside groups have poured in an additional $28.4 million as of Thursday, according to Federal Election Commission reports.

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