1997-98

TOP 50 SENATE - DEBTS OWED

RANK

CANDIDATE

STATE

PARTY

INC

DEBTS

CHL

OWED

OPN

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1

FITZGERALD, PETER G

IL

REP

C

$11,569,608

2

EDWARDS, JOHN R

NC

DEM

C

$4,850,000

3

COLES, MICHAEL J

GA

DEM

C

$2,914,940

4

BENNETT, ROBERT FOSTER

UT

REP

I

$1,853,312

5

FAIRCLOTH, DUNCAN MCLAUCH

NC

REP

I

$1,000,000

6

BAESLER, HENRY SCOTT

KY

DEM

O

$539,959

7

FONG, MATTHEW K

CA

REP

C

$490,947

8

SCHUMER, CHARLES E

NY

DEM

C

$132,718

9

SMITH, LINDA

WA

REP

C

$109,099

10

RANGER, EDWARD MCDONALD J

AZ

DEM

C

$100,000

11

PIERPONT, ROSS Z

MD

REP

C

$66,050

12

LLOYD, WILLIAM R JR

PA

DEM

C

$59,000

13

FRANKS, GARY A

CT

REP

C

$50,000

14

CAMPBELL, BEN NIGHTHORSE

CO

REP

I

$39,087

15

SCHMIDT, RONALD GENE

SD

REP

C

$35,650

16

LAMM, DOROTHY V

CO

DEM

C

$25,570

17

MAUK, WILLIAM L

ID

DEM

O

$25,000

18

LOFTMAN, BERT A

GA

LIB

C

$21,500

19

BROWNBACK, SAMUEL DALE

KS

REP

I

$15,465

20

BRAUN, CAROL MOSELEY

IL

DEM

I

$14,706

21

HELMKE, PAUL

IN

REP

O

$5,000

22

IANNANTVONO, JACK

PA

LIB

C

$4,970

23

SUDDITH, CLAYTON

AL

DEM

C

$3,764

24

SONNEMAN, JOSEPH A

AK

DEM

C

$3,478

25

CONDODEMETRAKY, GEORGE

NH

DEM

C

$2,000

26

OSTERBERG, DAVID

IA

DEM

C

$1,000