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Top 50 Senate Campaigns - Contributions from Individuals

1995-96
RANK CANDIDATE STATE PARTY INC GEN INDIV
CHL PCT CONTRIB
OPN
1 KERRY, JOHN F MA DEM I W 52 $7,843,781
2 GANTT, HARVEY BERNARD NC DEM C L 45 $7,619,519
3 WELD, WILLIAM F MA REP C L 44 $7,062,001
4 HELMS, JESSE A NC REP I W 52 $6,614,683
5 TORRICELLI, ROBERT G NJ DEM O W 52 $6,112,877
6 ZIMMER, DICK NJ REP O L 42 $5,525,662
7 WELLSTONE, PAUL DAVID MN DFL I W 50 $5,288,600
8 LEVIN, CARL MI DEM I W 58 $4,937,261
9 DURBIN, RICHARD J IL DEM O W 55 $3,394,275
10 HARKIN, TOM IA DEM I W 51 $3,390,007
11 BOSCHWITZ, RUDY MN REP C L 41 $3,286,786
12 SALVI, AL IL REP O L 41 $3,249,981
13 WARNER, JOHN WILLIAM III VA REP I W 52 $2,955,543
14 THOMPSON, FRED DALTON TN REP I W 61 $2,923,085
15 SESSIONS, JEFF AL REP O W 51 $2,878,517
16 ROMNEY, RONNA MI REP C L 39 $2,856,433
17 MILLNER, GUY W GA REP O L 47 $2,730,641
18 SMITH, GORDON HAROLD OR REP O W 48 $2,477,601
19 PRESSLER, LARRY SD REP I L 48 $2,417,386
20 WYDEN, RON OR DEM O 0 $2,352,204
21 MCCONNELL, MITCH KY REP I W 55 $2,315,609
22 GRAMM, PHIL TX REP I W 54 $2,262,727
23 CLELAND, JOSEPH MAXWELL ( GA DEM O W 48 $2,135,173
24 LANDRIEU, MARY L LA DEM O W 50 $2,052,614
25 HAGEL, CHUCK NE REP O W 56 $2,042,067
26 DOMENICI, PETE V NM REP I W 64 $1,973,035
27 BAUCUS, MAX S MT DEM I W 49 $1,951,665
28 JOHNSON, TIM SD DEM C W 51 $1,938,050
29 ROCKEFELLER, JOHN DAVISON WV DEM I W 76 $1,884,185
30 BEDFORD, ROGER HUGH AL DEM O L 45 $1,798,551
31 SMITH, GORDON HAROLD OR REP O L 46 $1,755,878
32 LIGHTFOOT, JAMES ROSS IA REP C L 46 $1,731,607
33 STRICKLAND, THOMAS L CO DEM O L 46 $1,672,623
34 STEVENS, THEODORE F (TED) AK REP I W 77 $1,638,409
35 CRAIG, LARRY E ID REP I W 57 $1,614,572
36 BESHEAR, STEVEN L KY DEM C L 42 $1,589,524
37 BIDEN, JOSEPH R JR DE DEM I W 60 $1,539,910
38 REED, JACK RI DEM O W 62 $1,511,660
39 THURMOND, STROM SC REP I W 53 $1,482,889
40 INHOFE, JAMES M OK REP I W 56 $1,479,750
41 ISAKSON, JOHN HARDY GA REP O 0 $1,473,831
42 NICHOLSON, JAMES B MI REP C 0 $1,427,147
43 SANDERS, CHARLES ADDISON NC DEM C 0 $1,385,463
44 JENKINS, LOUIS "WOODY" LA REP C L 49 $1,368,421
45 BRUGGERE, THOMAS H OR DEM O L 46 $1,345,801
46 MILLER, JAMES CLIFFORD II VA REP C 0 $1,343,574
47 SWETT, DICK NH DEM C L 46 $1,330,736
48 BROWNBACK, SAMUEL DALE KS REP C W 53 $1,239,137
49 KUSTRA, ROBERT W IL REP O 0 $1,158,981
50 NELSON, E BENJAMIN NE DEM O L 41 $1,098,301