Corrected 11/3/00
Median Activity of House Candidates |
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Through 20 Days Before the Election |
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2000 |
1998 |
1996 |
1994 |
1992 |
1990 |
1988 |
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Number of |
Number of |
Number of |
Number of |
Number of |
Number of |
Number of |
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Candidates |
Receipts |
Disbursements |
Candidates |
Receipts |
Disbursements |
Candidates |
Receipts |
Disbursements |
Candidates |
Receipts |
Disbursements |
Candidates |
Receipts |
Disbursements |
Candidates |
Receipts |
Disburse |
Candidates |
Receipts |
Disbursements |
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Democrats |
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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 |
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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 |
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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 |
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Republicans |
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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 |
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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 |
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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 |
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Note: includes only candidates who reported raising some money before 20 days prior to the election. |
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Number of House Nonincumbents Who |
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Reported receipts of at least $100,000 |
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Through 20 Days Prior to the Election |
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2000 |
1998 |
1996 |
1994 |
1992 |
1990 |
1988 |
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Percent of |
Percent of |
Percent of |
Percent of |
Percent of |
Percent of |
Percent of |
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Number |
Category |
Number |
Category |
Number |
Category |
Number |
Category |
Number |
Category |
Number |
Category |
Number |
Category |
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Dem Chl |
73 |
54.48% |
62 |
47.33% |
100 |
47.85% |
50 |
44.25% |
51 |
35.17% |
30 |
22.90% |
50 |
32.47% |
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Dem Open |
24 |
75.00% |
28 |
87.50% |
49 |
90.74% |
46 |
97.87% |
70 |
93.33% |
27 |
81.82% |
23 |
74.19% |
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Rep Chl |
58 |
43.61% |
62 |
54.87% |
73 |
41.48% |
102 |
53.13% |
88 |
41.71% |
55 |
26.83% |
47 |
24.23% |
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Rep Open |
31 |
96.88% |
26 |
89.66% |
44 |
88.00% |
46 |
100.00% |
52 |
72.22% |
24 |
82.76% |
20 |
68.97% |
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Reported receipts of at least $200,000 |
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Through 20 Days Prior to the Election |
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2000 |
1998 |
1996 |
1994 |
1992 |
1990 |
1988 |
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Percent of |
Percent of |
Percent of |
Percent of |
Percent of |
Percent of |
Percent of |
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Number |
Category |
Number |
Category |
Number |
Category |
Number |
Category |
Number |
Category |
Number |
Category |
Number |
Category |
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Dem Chl |
58 |
43.28% |
46 |
35.11% |
79 |
37.80% |
31 |
27.43% |
36 |
24.83% |
19 |
14.50% |
30 |
19.48% |
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Dem Open |
22 |
68.75% |
28 |
87.50% |
46 |
85.19% |
42 |
89.36% |
58 |
77.33% |
27 |
81.82% |
18 |
58.06% |
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Rep Chl |
41 |
30.83% |
53 |
46.90% |
51 |
28.98% |
71 |
36.98% |
43 |
20.38% |
29 |
14.15% |
22 |
11.34% |
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Rep Open |
31 |
96.88% |
25 |
86.21% |
43 |
86.00% |
45 |
97.83% |
40 |
55.56% |
22 |
75.83% |
17 |
58.62% |
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Total Number of Incumbents Seeking Reelection |
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and Number of Open Seat Districts |
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2000 |
1998 |
1996 |
1994 |
1992 |
1990 |
1988 |
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No. of Incumbents |
403 |
402 |
389 |
393 |
371 |
409 |
413 |
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No. of Open Seats |
32 |
33 |
51 |
47 |
75 |
30 |
27 |
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(The number of incumbents plus open seats does not always equal the total number |
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of districts because some districts had two incumbents running in 1992.) |