Number of House Nonincumbents Who

Reported receipts of at least $50,000

by June 30 of the Election Year

2000

1998

1996

1994

1992

1990

1988

No. of Challengers

206

171

239

217

184

113

65

No. of Open Seats

142

131

204

190

215

93

93

Total Number of Incumbents Seeking Reelection

and Number of Open Seat Districts

2000

1998

1996

1994

1992

1990

1988

No. of Incumbents

408

406

390

393

371

409

413

No. of Open Seats

32

34

50

47

75

30

27

(The number of incumbents plus open seats does not always equal the total number

of districts because some districts had two incumbents running in 1992.)