15 Month Financial Activity of Congressional Candidates - 1988-1998
Contrib from Contrib from Candidate
Number Receipts Individuals Other Cmte's Contrib & Loans Disbursements Cash on Hand Debts
House
1998 837 $188,569,674 $106,585,580 $59,833,987 $13,972,701 $105,422,912 $139,599,472 $21,222,352
1996 1043 $185,142,002 $107,850,984 $57,751,654 $13,199,817 $110,428,627 $117,631,050 $24,212,789
1994 1019 $133,525,997 $70,647,166 $45,548,520 $12,632,260 $86,574,449 $84,464,218 $20,019,110
1992 947 $123,154,620 $61,098,402 $46,122,202 $8,371,501 $87,886,766 $98,325,300 $13,830,018
1990 751 $102,159,460 $49,192,324 $40,299,272 $4,096,738 $72,355,675 $89,072,108 $10,539,914
1988 778 $94,922,232 $48,628,728 $34,192,154 $5,769,080 $65,070,255 $74,218,741 $8,827,801
Democrats
1998 394 $85,629,945 $46,437,747 $29,267,253 $6,037,325 $46,509,834 $60,574,327 $8,675,236
1996 468 $80,718,076 $46,175,923 $25,585,676 $5,950,764 $47,826,531 $52,228,570 $8,200,558
1994 485 $74,611,429 $35,808,647 $31,588,084 $4,007,407 $47,027,927 $51,862,978 $8,393,078
1992 498 $73,700,588 $32,916,139 $32,239,151 $3,544,233 $52,674,159 $62,453,848 $7,068,191
1990 385 $61,806,412 $26,657,532 $27,815,293 $1,998,580 $43,566,381 $56,937,738 $5,016,693
1988 432 $57,872,698 $26,523,953 $23,611,367 $3,578,643 $39,832,617 $45,057,811 $5,660,416
Incumbents
1998 190 $58,556,417 $28,107,476 $26,470,563 $405,993 $32,264,518 $47,175,788 $3,697,619
1996 172 $47,339,566 $22,995,199 $21,635,121 $308,373 $28,378,134 $38,011,554 $2,304,736
1994 232 $58,217,141 $25,010,174 $29,817,376 $775,259 $37,721,049 $44,833,332 $4,668,266
1992 236 $58,488,627 $23,064,314 $30,106,979 $626,759 $43,171,612 $56,950,949 $3,393,150
1990 252 $53,903,131 $21,710,515 $26,576,348 $538,393 $38,668,215 $53,947,713 $3,598,484
1988 248 $48,556,712 $21,037,095 $22,187,424 $1,446,205 $33,889,005 $41,699,769 $3,322,600
Challengers
1998 128 $11,564,859 $7,259,812 $1,215,116 $3,001,592 $5,483,786 $6,573,044 $3,143,445
1996 220 $17,869,841 $12,110,265 $2,368,981 $3,012,651 $10,686,867 $7,391,521 $4,061,650
1994 136 $6,632,536 $4,404,822 $632,677 $1,118,892 $4,412,268 $2,395,884 $1,587,867
1992 154 $6,697,014 $4,076,475 $959,176 $1,440,190 $3,924,198 $2,418,436 $1,533,296
1990 81 $3,596,448 $2,519,975 $552,517 $425,466 $2,241,750 $1,354,186 $657,307
1988 140 $6,653,524 $3,992,719 $1,126,803 $1,345,424 $4,186,740 $2,484,904 $1,631,673
Open Seats
1998 76 $15,508,669 $11,070,459 $1,581,574 $2,629,740 $8,761,530 $6,825,495 $1,834,172
1996 102 $12,705,899 $6,040,885 $1,243,084 $5,100,230 $8,112,126 $4,557,748 $3,503,966
1994 117 $9,761,752 $6,393,651 $1,138,031 $2,113,256 $4,894,610 $4,633,762 $2,136,945
1992 108 $8,514,947 $5,775,350 $1,172,996 $1,477,284 $5,578,349 $3,084,463 $2,141,745
1990 52 $4,306,833 $2,427,042 $686,428 $1,034,721 $2,656,416 $1,635,839 $760,902
1988 44 $2,662,462 $1,494,139 $297,140 $787,014 $1,756,872 $873,138 $706,143
Republicans
1998 443 $102,939,729 $60,147,833 $30,566,734 $7,935,376 $58,913,078 $79,025,145 $12,547,116
1996 575 $104,423,926 $61,675,061 $32,165,978 $7,249,053 $62,602,096 $65,402,480 $16,012,231
1994 534 $58,914,568 $34,838,519 $13,960,436 $8,624,853 $39,546,522 $32,601,240 $11,626,032
1992 449 $49,454,032 $28,182,263 $13,883,051 $4,827,268 $35,212,607 $35,871,452 $6,761,827
1990 366 $40,353,048 $22,534,792 $12,483,979 $2,098,158 $28,789,294 $32,134,370 $5,523,221
1988 346 $37,049,534 $22,104,775 $10,580,787 $2,190,437 $25,237,638 $29,160,930 $3,167,385
Incumbents
1998 211 $79,130,205 $45,220,744 $29,258,133 $899,910 $45,529,106 $68,714,469 $5,584,756
1996 220 $79,281,860 $44,797,832 $30,683,326 $1,220,880 $44,281,445 $58,389,090 $5,339,919
1994 158 $37,347,370 $22,562,548 $13,272,402 $384,261 $24,848,501 $25,995,603 $2,882,787
1992 150 $33,650,800 $17,786,962 $13,083,499 $536,619 $23,996,203 $31,264,211 $2,289,421
1990 161 $31,819,374 $17,057,770 $11,943,325 $66,811 $22,723,954 $29,719,834 $1,347,425
1988 165 $28,939,267 $16,514,731 $10,184,739 $225,483 $19,554,472 $26,683,566 $1,122,447
Challengers
1998 156 $14,847,482 $9,404,171 $641,793 $4,396,221 $8,391,811 $6,400,355 $4,426,605
1996 237 $14,128,536 $9,215,784 $475,976 $3,886,961 $10,405,492 $3,842,916 $4,924,964
1994 263 $13,113,270 $6,826,894 $290,017 $5,773,793 $8,977,917 $3,932,293 $4,588,515
1992 200 $9,357,830 $5,948,557 $325,816 $2,850,268 $7,174,223 $2,166,824 $2,681,152
1990 143 $5,098,105 $3,328,794 $243,758 $1,190,110 $3,553,037 $1,529,799 $3,136,482
1988 117 $3,785,785 $2,462,261 $120,704 $1,085,613 $2,930,359 $896,769 $1,262,810
Open Seats
1998 76 $8,962,042 $5,522,918 $666,808 $2,639,245 $4,992,161 $3,910,321 $2,535,755
1996 118 $11,013,530 $7,661,445 $1,006,676 $2,141,212 $7,915,159 $3,170,474 $5,747,348
1994 113 $8,453,928 $5,449,077 $398,017 $2,466,799 $5,720,104 $2,673,344 $4,154,730
1992 99 $6,445,402 $4,446,744 $473,736 $1,440,381 $4,042,181 $2,440,417 $1,791,254
1990 62 $3,435,569 $2,148,228 $296,896 $841,237 $2,512,303 $884,737 $1,039,314
1988 64 $4,324,482 $3,127,783 $275,344 $879,341 $2,752,807 $1,580,595 $782,128
*Note: this Table does not include activity in House or Senate special elections.
Unlike the previous table, the number of candidates here represents only those candidates
who raised or spent money before March 31 of the election year.