1997-98 Financial Activity of Senate and House General Election Campaigns

(January 1, 1997 - November 23, 1998)

Contrib from

Contrib from

Candidate

Loans from

Other

Debts

Number

Receipts

Individuals

Other Cmte's

Contributions

Candidate

Loans

Disbursements

Cash on Hand

Owed

Senate

132

$244,350,246

$152,192,269

$46,193,514

$805,768

$27,128,626

$192,262

$244,265,235

$26,902,272

$27,702,140

Democrats

35

$115,084,299

$72,738,904

$20,269,758

$254,836

$10,693,798

$191,000

$115,457,563

$9,728,466

$11,010,640

Incumbents

15

$66,313,860

$46,874,599

$15,537,810

$500

$100,000

$0

$67,135,679

$7,468,582

$132,490

Challengers

15

$35,329,293

$17,226,095

$1,436,619

$228,845

$10,060,648

$1,000

$35,123,601

$309,567

$10,304,910

Open Seats

5

$13,441,146

$8,638,210

$3,295,329

$25,491

$533,150

$190,000

$13,198,283

$1,950,317

$573,240

Republicans

35

$128,917,258

$79,198,564

$25,898,756

$539,806

$16,380,500

$0

$128,487,336

$17,152,227

$16,633,048

Incumbents

14

$68,012,177

$43,665,081

$17,759,032

$10,045

$2,100,000

$0

$67,574,129

$15,294,535

$4,198,369

Challengers

16

$47,927,813

$27,087,169

$4,498,231

$529,761

$14,280,500

$0

$47,398,693

$879,759

$12,434,679

Open Seats

5

$12,977,268

$8,446,314

$3,641,493

$0

$0

$0

$13,514,514

$977,933

$0

Other Party

62

$348,689

$254,801

$25,000

$11,126

$54,328

$1,262

$320,336

$21,579

$58,452

Challengers

58

$348,138

$254,801

$25,000

$10,575

$54,328

$1,262

$319,785

$21,579

$58,452

Open Seats

4

$551

$0

$0

$551

$0

$0

$551

$0

$0

House

1154

$420,755,659

$222,746,860

$154,071,013

$1,591,545

$24,078,308

$947,844

$372,879,392

$104,818,994

$26,930,815

Democrats

390

$190,807,419

$96,674,351

$75,172,872

$593,129

$10,230,549

$241,307

$166,518,034

$45,209,869

$9,844,141

Incumbents

194

$126,483,834

$59,660,886

$59,753,829

$21,090

$528,179

$110,111

$104,657,393

$42,777,791

$4,062,246

Challengers

162

$39,002,155

$21,422,305

$7,903,815

$479,273

$8,212,658

$126,196

$37,728,031

$1,195,433

$3,380,307

Open Seats

34

$25,321,430

$15,591,160

$7,515,228

$92,766

$1,489,712

$5,000

$24,132,610

$1,236,645

$2,401,588

Republicans

392

$226,230,799

$123,827,539

$78,710,706

$933,899

$12,690,341

$697,987

$202,950,508

$59,194,151

$15,942,263

Incumbents

211

$162,458,856

$89,182,257

$64,069,740

$40,881

$2,013,175

$646,865

$141,143,108

$56,964,718

$4,970,036

Challengers

149

$37,803,012

$22,296,214

$6,738,171

$639,674

$6,073,998

$44,122

$36,519,871

$1,500,982

$6,065,322

Open Seats

32

$25,968,931

$12,349,068

$7,902,795

$253,344

$4,603,168

$7,000

$25,287,529

$728,451

$4,906,905

Other Party

372

$3,717,441

$2,244,970

$187,435

$64,517

$1,157,418

$8,550

$3,410,850

$414,974

$1,144,411

Incumbents

1

$696,593

$535,567

$138,918

$0

$0

$0

$519,368

$277,236

$0

Challengers

335

$2,993,771

$1,688,282

$48,517

$59,615

$1,156,418

$8,550

$2,865,776

$136,055

$1,143,214

Open Seats

36

$27,077

$21,121

$0

$4,902

$1,000

$0

$25,706

$1,683

$1,197

Republicans

427

$355,148,057

$203,026,103

$104,609,462

$1,473,705

$29,070,841

$697,987

$331,437,844

$76,346,378

$32,575,311

Democrats

425

$305,891,718

$169,413,255

$95,442,630

$847,965

$20,924,347

$432,307

$281,975,597

$54,938,335

$20,854,781

Other Party

434

$4,066,130

$2,499,771

$212,435

$75,643

$1,211,746

$9,812

$3,731,186

$436,553

$1,202,863

Incumbents

435

$423,965,320

$239,918,390

$157,259,329

$72,516

$4,741,354

$756,976

$381,029,677

$122,782,862

$13,363,141

Challengers

735

$163,404,182

$89,974,866

$20,650,353

$1,947,743

$39,838,550

$181,130

$159,955,757

$4,043,375

$33,386,884

Open Seats

116

$77,736,403

$45,045,873

$22,354,845

$377,054

$6,627,030

$202,000

$76,159,193

$4,895,029

$7,882,930

Total

1286

$665,105,905

$374,939,129

$200,264,527

$2,397,313

$51,206,934

$1,140,106

$617,144,627

$131,721,266

$54,632,955