1997-98

TOP 50 SENATE - CONTRIBUTIONS FROM INDIVIDUALS

RANK

CANDIDATE

STATE

PARTY

INC

INDIV

CHL

CONTRIB

OPN

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1

D'AMATO, ALFONSE M

NY

REP

I

$13,071,421

2

BOXER, BARBARA

CA

DEM

I

$8,618,831

3

SCHUMER, CHARLES E

NY

DEM

C

$7,728,819

4

FONG, MATTHEW K

CA

REP

C

$7,706,400

5

BRAUN, CAROL MOSELEY

IL

DEM

I

$4,736,905

6

FAIRCLOTH, DUNCAN MCLAUCH

NC

REP

I

$4,572,765

7

SPECTER, ARLEN

PA

REP

I

$4,162,685

8

VOINOVICH, GEORGE

OH

REP

O

$4,025,368

9

SMITH, LINDA

WA

REP

C

$3,860,166

10

COVERDELL, PAUL DOUGLAS

GA

REP

I

$3,572,376

11

MURRAY, PATTY

WA

DEM

I

$3,507,577

12

BOND, CHRISTOPHER S

MO

REP

I

$3,345,841

13

DASCHLE, THOMAS A

SD

DEM

I

$3,278,568

14

NEUMANN, MARK W

WI

REP

C

$3,180,643

15

FEINGOLD, RUSSELL D

WI

DEM

I

$2,987,345

16

HOLLINGS, ERNEST F

SC

DEM

I

$2,774,062

17

MCCAIN, JOHN

AZ

REP

I

$2,747,179

18

GRAHAM, BOB

FL

DEM

I

$2,699,371

19

BAYH, EVAN

IN

DEM

O

$2,558,792

20

DODD, CHRISTOPHER J

CT

DEM

I

$2,554,282

21

REID, HARRY M

NV

DEM

I

$2,203,661

22

BREAUX, JOHN B

LA

DEM

I

$2,083,835

23

WYDEN, RONALD LEE

OR

DEM

I

$2,077,845

24

BUNNING, JIM

KY

REP

O

$1,909,869

25

BAESLER, HENRY SCOTT

KY

DEM

O

$1,888,736

26

FITZGERALD, PETER G

IL

REP

C

$1,835,718

27

NIXON, JEREMIAH W (JAY)

MO

DEM

C

$1,808,075

28

SHELBY, RICHARD

AL

REP

I

$1,804,731

29

MIKULSKI, BARBARA A

MD

DEM

I

$1,780,103

30

EDWARDS, JOHN R

NC

DEM

C

$1,777,828

31

ENSIGN, JOHN ERIC

NV

REP

C

$1,757,543

32

BOYLE, MARY

OH

DEM

O

$1,579,407

33

GRASSLEY, CHARLES E

IA

REP

I

$1,554,692

34

LINCOLN, BLANCHE LAMBERT

AR

DEM

O

$1,462,124

35

LAMM, DOROTHY V

CO

DEM

C

$1,433,082

36

CAMPBELL, BEN NIGHTHORSE

CO

REP

I

$1,415,745

37

INGLIS, ROBERT D

SC

REP

C

$1,378,653

38

NICKLES, DON SENATOR

OK

REP

I

$1,324,195

39

CRIST, CHARLES J JR

FL

REP

C

$1,116,546

40

LEAHY, PATRICK JOSEPH

VT

DEM

I

$1,090,797

41

INOUYE, DANIEL K

HI

DEM

I

$1,086,783

42

FRANKS, GARY A

CT

REP

C

$1,057,444

43

BROWNBACK, SAMUEL DALE

KS

REP

I

$1,008,064

44

COLES, MICHAEL J

GA

DEM

C

$903,760

45

BOOZMAN, FAY W III

AR

REP

O

$787,249

46

DORGAN, BYRON L

ND

DEM

I

$681,992

47

CRAPO, MICHAEL D

ID

REP

O

$616,674

48

HELMKE, PAUL

IN

REP

O

$517,560

49

BENNETT, ROBERT FOSTER

UT

REP

I

$510,298

50

MURKOWSKI, FRANK H

AK

REP

I

$412,472