If there is a record book for most money donated in any election cycle, we are living through the winner.
The $100 million mark was expected to be broken on 5-14-12
According to Open Secrets –
Here’s one way to look at how much more is being spent in the 2012 cycle: A single super PAC, the pro-Mitt Romney Restore Our Future, has already spent more — $44.5 million — than all outside groups combined had spent by this point in 2008. That 2008 number, about $30.9 million, is roughly one-quarter of this cycle’s overall outside spending total of $122.7 million
For more details and an eye-opening info-graphic, go to the website.