Contributions from Individuals

by Size of the Contribution

1997-98

Contribution

Contribution

Contribution

Contribution

Amounts

Amounts

Amounts

Amounts

Total From

Less than $200

$200-$499

$500-$749

more than $749

Individuals

Senate

$47,612,401

$14,161,817

$25,092,494

$79,910,356

$166,777,068

Democrats

$26,359,399

$7,016,110

$11,730,979

$36,191,814

$81,298,302

Incumbents

$17,232,660

$4,005,940

$6,688,520

$19,092,590

$47,019,710

Challengers

$6,776,882

$1,684,699

$3,058,237

$12,194,131

$23,713,949

Open Seats

$2,349,857

$1,325,471

$1,984,222

$4,905,093

$10,564,643

Republicans

$21,084,595

$7,116,678

$13,336,416

$43,651,196

$85,188,885

Incumbents

$8,032,611

$3,669,303

$7,186,382

$24,988,620

$43,876,916

Challengers

$10,990,691

$2,819,498

$4,276,577

$14,149,811

$32,236,577

Open Seats

$2,061,293

$627,877

$1,873,457

$4,512,765

$9,075,392

Other Party

$168,407

$29,029

$25,099

$67,346

$289,881

House

$84,679,117

$35,709,639

$44,654,183

$90,988,891

$256,031,830

Democrats

$35,412,642

$17,493,753

$20,944,724

$41,402,764

$115,253,883

Incumbents

$17,452,536

$8,667,907

$11,539,285

$23,064,620

$60,724,348

Challengers

$9,050,695

$3,884,228

$3,911,268

$7,078,115

$23,924,306

Open Seats

$8,909,411

$4,941,618

$5,494,171

$11,260,029

$30,605,229

Republicans

$47,678,457

$17,959,172

$23,396,790

$48,950,219

$137,984,638

Incumbents

$31,867,614

$11,831,145

$15,700,392

$30,912,068

$90,311,219

Challengers

$9,945,579

$3,377,253

$4,157,406

$9,476,237

$26,956,475

Open Seats

$5,865,264

$2,750,774

$3,538,992

$8,561,914

$20,716,944

Other Party

$1,588,018

$256,714

$312,669

$635,908

$2,793,309

Grand Total

$132,291,518

$49,871,456

$69,746,677

$170,899,247

$422,808,898