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Do not adjust your TV: Top 10 cities flooded with political ads

This is quite easily a list of the worst cities in American television viewing enjoyment.

A list of the worst cities in America for television viewing enjoyment over the next three weeks has been complied by the Sunlight Foundation.

Also known as the top ten political advertising buys for electioneering, the list created by its ad sleuth website says ad buys are hitting record numbers.

The hot spots for political ads are listed in order below, along with the total number of buys and contracts issued in the last seven days.

  • Las Vegas, Nev. — 672
  • Orlando, Fla. — 306
  • Pittsburgh, Pa. — 175
  • West Palm Beach, Fla. — 169
  • Milwaukee, Wis. — 159
  • Sacramento, Calif. — 157
  • Cincinnati, Ohio — 150
  • Norfolk, Va. — 149
  • Cleveland, Ohio — 138
  • Hartford & New Haven, Conn. ??? 131

The list below is the total number of buys and contracts this election cycle:

  • Las Vegas, Nev. — 2348
  • Norfolk, Va. — 1556
  • Orlando, Fla. — 1500
  • W. Palm Beach, Fla. — 1313
  • Pittsburgh, Pa. — 1214
  • Denver, Colo. — 1169
  • Tampa, Fla. — 1074
  • Cleveland, Ohio — 1045
  • Sacramento, Calif, — 1013
  • Cincinnati, Ohio — 1000
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Audrey Hudson is an award-winning investigative journalist whose enterprise reporting has sparked numerous congressional investigations that led to laws signed by Presidents George W. Bush and Bill Clinton. She won the prestigious Sigma Delta Chi award for Public Service in 2009 for her report on dangerous drug experiments by the federal government on war veterans, which prompted internal investigations and needed reforms within the Veterans Affairs Department. The report also captured first place for investigative reporting by the Washington, D.C. chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists and was a finalist of the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences Webby Awards for news and politics. Her breaking stories have been picked up and followed by major news publications and periodicals, including Readers Digest, Washington Monthly, and The Weekly Standard, as well as The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, USA Today, and Washington Post. With nearly 20 years of experience in Washington as a newspaper reporter and as a Capitol Hill staffer for Western lawmakers, she will now lead Human Events??? coverage of energy and environmental issues. A native of Kentucky, Mrs. Hudson has worked inside the Beltway for nearly two decades -- on Capitol Hill as a Senate and House spokeswoman, and most recently at The Washington Times covering Congress, Homeland Security, and the Supreme Court. Audrey???s email is AHudson@EaglePub.Co