1997-98

TOP 50 SENATE - CONTRIBUTIONS FROM INDIVIDUALS

RANK

CANDIDATE

STATE

PARTY

INC

GEN

GEN

INDIV

CHL

PCT

CONTRIB

OPN

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1

D'AMATO, ALFONSE M

NY

REP

I

L

44

$14,511,521

2

SCHUMER, CHARLES E

NY

DEM

C

W

54

$10,410,255

3

BOXER, BARBARA

CA

DEM

I

W

53

$10,052,111

4

FONG, MATTHEW K

CA

REP

C

L

42

$9,153,332

5

BRAUN, CAROL MOSELEY

IL

DEM

I

L

47

$5,649,261

6

SMITH, LINDA

WA

REP

C

L

41

$5,153,918

7

FAIRCLOTH, DUNCAN M

NC

REP

I

L

46

$5,087,388

8

SPECTER, ARLEN

PA

REP

I

W

61

$4,501,241

9

VOINOVICH, GEORGE

OH

REP

O

W

56

$4,242,059

10

MURRAY, PATTY

WA

DEM

I

W

58

$4,113,966

11

COVERDELL, PAUL DOUGLAS

GA

REP

I

W

52

$3,984,212

12

NEUMANN, MARK W

WI

REP

C

L

48

$3,676,865

13

BOND, CHRISTOPHER S

MO

REP

I

W

52

$3,639,858

14

FEINGOLD, RUSSELL D

WI

DEM

I

W

50

$3,611,000

15

DASCHLE, THOMAS A

SD

DEM

I

W

62

$3,435,189

16

MCCAIN, JOHN S

AZ

REP

I

W

68

$3,136,943

17

HOLLINGS, ERNEST F

SC

DEM

I

W

52

$3,075,659

18

GRAHAM, BOB

FL

DEM

I

W

62

$2,841,617

19

BAYH, EVAN

IN

DEM

O

W

63

$2,731,428

20

DODD, CHRISTOPHER J

CT

DEM

I

W

65

$2,703,332

21

FERRARO, GERALDINE A

NY

DEM

C

0

$2,498,245

22

REID, HARRY M

NV

DEM

I

W

47

$2,447,439

23

GREEN, MARK

NY

DEM

C

0

$2,434,301

24

BAESLER, HENRY SCOTT

KY

DEM

O

L

49

$2,344,926

25

WYDEN, RONALD LEE

OR

DEM

I

W

58

$2,194,685

26

EDWARDS, JOHN R

NC

DEM

C

W

51

$2,172,145

27

FITZGERALD, PETER G

IL

REP

C

W

50

$2,134,411

28

BREAUX, JOHN B

LA

DEM

I

W

63

$2,108,440

29

BUNNING, JIM

KY

REP

O

W

49

$2,062,293

30

ENSIGN, JOHN ERIC

NV

REP

C

L

47

$1,956,447

31

NIXON, JEREMIAH W (JAY)

MO

DEM

C

L

43

$1,949,828

32

MIKULSKI, BARBARA A

MD

DEM

I

W

70

$1,857,360

33

SHELBY, RICHARD

AL

REP

I

W

63

$1,814,161

34

LINCOLN, BLANCHE LAMBERT

AR

DEM

O

W

55

$1,740,109

35

BOYLE, MARY

OH

DEM

O

L

43

$1,684,638

36

GRASSLEY, CHARLES E SENAT

IA

REP

I

W

68

$1,684,632

37

DIDRICKSON, LOLETA

IL

REP

C

0

$1,638,727

38

INGLIS, ROBERT D

SC

REP

C

L

46

$1,615,677

39

CAMPBELL, BEN NIGHTHORSE

CO

REP

I

W

62

$1,566,165

40

LAMM, DOROTHY V

CO

DEM

C

L

35

$1,544,694

41

NICKLES, DON

OK

REP

I

W

66

$1,362,934

42

CRIST, CHARLES J JR

FL

REP

C

L

37

$1,215,627

43

FRANKS, GARY A

CT

REP

C

L

32

$1,156,847

44

INOUYE, DANIEL K

HI

DEM

I

W

79

$1,115,497

45

LEAHY, PATRICK JOSEPH

VT

DEM

I

W

71

$1,109,962

46

BROWNBACK, SAMUEL DALE

KS

REP

I

W

65

$1,096,806

47

COLES, MICHAEL J

GA

DEM

C

L

45

$1,033,515

48

HENRY, STEPHEN LEWIS DR

KY

DEM

O

0

$918,671

49

BAYLEY, CHRISTOPHER T

WA

REP

C

0

$913,337

50

GOLDING, SUSAN

CA

REP

C

0

$901,083