Median Activity of House Candidates

Through 20 Days After the Election

2000

1998

1996

1994

1992

Number of

Number of

Number of

Number of

Number of

Candidates

Receipts

Disbursements

Candidates

Receipts

Disbursements

Candidates

Receipts

Disbursements

Candidates

Receipts

Disbursements

Candidates

Receipts

Disbursements

Democrats

Incumbents

203

$668,766

$526,073

194

$531,156

$420,684

168

$521,939

$463,099

226

$524,638

$485,167

213

$483,318

$508,726

Challengers

141

$168,650

$146,563

138

$98,538

$91,047

195

$126,574

$122,318

113

$73,120

$71,556

140

$64,078

$63,372

Open Seats

32

$903,267

$815,001

34

$643,739

$628,164

53

$587,760

$580,212

47

$507,919

$484,217

74

$411,797

$388,040

Republicans

Incumbents

196

$766,608

$680,693

211

$643,079

$529,072

213

$684,381

$588,706

157

$468,884

$397,858

138

$472,103

$459,301

Challengers

136

$77,762

$68,116

117

$194,752

$160,160

150

$112,287

$98,288

196

$145,345

$132,619

216

$80,212

$79,801

Open Seats

31

$1,112,835

$1,064,863

30

$865,775

$828,252

51

$609,128

$587,686

47

$562,116

$533,633

70

$405,534

$394,974

Note: includes only candidates who reported raising some money through 20 days after the election.