territories, occurring between February 1 and June 7.A total of 17 major candidates entered the race starting March 23, 2015, when Senator Ted Cruz of Texas was the first to formally announce his candidacy: he was followed by former Governor Jeb Bush of Florida, retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson of Maryland, Governor Chris Christie of New Jersey, businesswoman Carly Fiorina of California, former Governor Jim Gilmore of Virginia, Senator Lindsey Graham of South Carolina, former Governor Mike Huckabee of Arkansas, outgoing Governor Bobby Jindal of Louisiana, Governor John Kasich of Ohio, former Governor George Pataki of New York, Senator Rand Paul of Kentucky, former Governor Rick Perry of Texas, Senator Marco Rubio of Florida, former Senator Rick Santorum of Pennsylvania, businessman Donald Trump of New York and Governor Scott Walker of Wisconsin.The "Television Network" dropdown below will continue to add new entries over time as the Archive adds additional stations and markets.
Some affiliate options may not generate data yet while the stations in that market come fully online into the Archive's processing infrastructure - in cases where there is no data, the graphs below will be blank.
NOTICE: As of December 2016 the Internet Archive is phasing out some of its local affiliate station monitoring that was stood up to monitor key campaigning periods.
The Archive enforces a 24 hour rolling delay, so the most recent date displayed is 24 hours ago.
The Archive currently monitors a selection of national networks (Aljazeera America, Bloomberg, CNBC, CNN, Comedy Central, FOX Business, FOX News, Link TV, MSNBC) and a growing set of affiliates across the country.
You can click on any point in the candidate timeline below to launch a search on the Television News Archive to return matching coverage.