The total would easily be a record, according to a number of analysts, many of whom projected the huge result.
Through October 30, overall Democratic spending -- including candidate campaign, party, and political action committees -- for all races is at $4.6 billion, while Republican spend is at $2.6 billion and independent spend is at $907 million.
Presidential campaign spending remains the biggest category -- with a collective $2.94 billion for all advertising.
Total Democratic Presidential spending dominates at $2.16 billion, with Republican Presidential spending well behind at $780 million.
Collectively, Senate race political advertising spending is now at $2 billion -- $1.1 billion for Democratic candidate spending, and $870 million for Republican spending.
Spending for House representatives is at $1.15 billion -- $649 million for Democratic candidates and $500 million for Republicans.
Governor races are at total $250 million. All other political spending comes in at $1.8 million, with the largest piece around independent party campaign spending.
For the 2018 mid-term campaign, Kantar/CMAG says $5.25 billion was spent for TV and digital advertising, compared to $4.35 billion for the 2016 Presidential election.
Kantar had estimated political spending to total $7 billion this year, which breaks down this way: Broadcast TV, $3.5 billion; digital media, $1.8 billion; cable TV, $1.2 billion, and radio at $500 million.