Corrected 11/3/00     

Median Activity of House Candidates

Through 20 Days Before the Election

2000

1998

1996

1994

1992

1990

1988

Number of

Number of

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

Candidates

Receipts

Disburse

Candidates

Receipts

Disbursements

Democrats

Incumbents

202

$613,975

$447,912

193

$466,349

$328,468

171

$444,286

$346,332

226

$451,089

$375,448

213

$399,900

$371,900

249

$339,800

$272,002

249

$320,980

$238,188

Challengers

134

$132,353

$103,425

131

$94,559

$62,590

195

$107,922

$81,593

113

$60,478

$45,904

145

$49,715

$42,504

131

$25,702

$19,692

154

$33,171

$26,134

Open Seats

32

$675,366

$611,050

32

$510,382

$473,088

54

$448,774

$376,113

47

$406,489

$355,513

75

$310,682

$258,355

33

$374,598

$315,269

31

$319,272

$290,352

Republicans

Incumbents

196

$698,953

$531,336

211

$552,099

$425,406

213

$609,678

$434,872

157

$425,457

$292,297

137

$386,493

$345,356

159

$363,983

$281,136

164

$347,920

$259,477

Challengers

133

$64,368

$59,787

113

$172,453

$117,569

149

$98,777

$75,972

192

$118,419

$103,240

211

$62,272

$61,118

205

$21,644

$19,033

194

$22,291

$18,971

Open Seats

32

$888,314

$701,669

29

$709,127

$548,795

49

$473,853

$379,810

46

$456,342

$371,779

72

$269,898

$231,881

29

$337,059

$320,247

29

$383,954

$354,472

Note: includes only candidates who reported raising some money before 20 days prior to the election.

Number of House Nonincumbents Who

Reported receipts of at least $100,000

Through 20 Days Prior to the Election

2000

1998

1996

1994

1992

1990

1988

Percent of

Percent of

Percent of

Percent of

Percent of

Percent of

Percent of

Number

Category

Number

Category

Number

Category

Number

Category

Number

Category

Number

Category

Number

Category

Dem Chl

73

54.48%

62

47.33%

100

47.85%

50

44.25%

51

35.17%

30

22.90%

50

32.47%

Dem Open

24

75.00%

28

87.50%

49

90.74%

46

97.87%

70

93.33%

27

81.82%

23

74.19%

Rep Chl

58

43.61%

62

54.87%

73

41.48%

102

53.13%

88

41.71%

55

26.83%

47

24.23%

Rep Open

31

96.88%

26

89.66%

44

88.00%

46

100.00%

52

72.22%

24

82.76%

20

68.97%

Reported receipts of at least $200,000

Through 20 Days Prior to the Election

2000

1998

1996

1994

1992

1990

1988

Percent of

Percent of

Percent of

Percent of

Percent of

Percent of

Percent of

Number

Category

Number

Category

Number

Category

Number

Category

Number

Category

Number

Category

Number

Category

Dem Chl

58

43.28%

46

35.11%

79

37.80%

31

27.43%

36

24.83%

19

14.50%

30

19.48%

Dem Open

22

68.75%

28

87.50%

46

85.19%

42

89.36%

58

77.33%

27

81.82%

18

58.06%

Rep Chl

41

30.83%

53

46.90%

51

28.98%

71

36.98%

43

20.38%

29

14.15%

22

11.34%

Rep Open

31

96.88%

25

86.21%

43

86.00%

45

97.83%

40

55.56%

22

75.83%

17

58.62%

Total Number of Incumbents Seeking Reelection

and Number of Open Seat Districts

2000

1998

1996

1994

1992

1990

1988

No. of Incumbents

403

402

389

393

371

409

413

No. of Open Seats

32

33

51

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.)